From 2012 to 2018, the city in California's Bay Area cut its annual homicides and nonfatal shootings by nearly half, according to reports. But how?
On a spring afternoon in 2014, Brisha Borden was running late to pick up her god-sister from school when she spotted an unlocked
There is nothing inevitable about gun violence. And while the scandalously high rates of murder in both Brazil and South Africa are treated by many as "normal," there are encouraging signs of change. Targeted crime prevention measures and public health interventions pursued in both countries are cause for cautious optimism.
Summer is here. There will be barbecues. Sand will find its way into the strangest places. Your family, extended family, kids' friends and friends of friends -- even complete strangers -- will sail in and out of your home. But that's okay, because you've fraud-proofed your house... right?
Knowing all too well that sporting events and having fun are secondary to survival for many youth, Cal Ripken Jr. and his family began the work of making a deeper impact in the lives of children on a national scale.
On March 14, 2014, South Dakota became the 50th state to enact a felony provision for animal cruelty. Although the enactment of new anti-cruelty measures in South Dakota is a step in the right direction, more remains to be done.
Leave a radio or television on to talk radio station or to C-Span. This will mimic the sound of voices, and this may convince people that you are home.
Reforming our approach to mental health in America must place at the forefront of any reform the idea that people afflicted with mental illness and people suffering from mental illness are people first, just like you or I.
Until the advocates on both sides of an issue start using 'what works' properly and not for political gain, we won't have good advocacy for public policy. We are likely to hear more junk science and bad research be positioned as fact.
Communities are made up of people. So, the most joyously visible manifestation of the turnaround at the Autumn Ridge apartment complex near Memphis has been the appearance outdoors of the residents themselves.
Smartphones allow people to check email, Facebook and Twitter accounts, and now keep an eye on the police -- at least in