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Criminology and Criminal Justice

Police investigate the scene of a shooting

Op/ed: Anti-Crime Initiative Saves Lives With Proven Tactics

UMD Researcher, St. Louis Pastor Tout Broad Partnerships to Head Off Gun Violence

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These Vending Machines Dispense a Different Kind of ‘Life Savers’

UMD Researchers, Nonprofit to Study Perceptions, Impact of Effort to Address D.C.’s Overdose Crisis

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Study: Civilian 911 Responders Can Enhance Public Safety

Training Key to Identify High-Risk Calls for Police Response, Researchers Say

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Study Shows Background Checks Don’t Always Check Out

Bad Data, Human Error Can Lead to Unfair Reports, or Miss Significant Wrongdoing

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Op/ed: To Treat Overdose Patients, Hospitals Need to Test for Drugs Used Today

Amid Opioid Crisis, Officials at UMD Substance Abuse Center Press for National System of Expanded Testing

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Pines Cheers State’s Successful Bid to Bring FBI HQ to County

UMD Academic Programs, Research Centers Present Collaboration Opportunities

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Trampoline Gymnast Jumps to the Top

Undergrad Heads to World Championships with Olympic Berth on the Line

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UMD Criminologist to Receive World’s Top Prize in Criminology

Gary LaFree Becomes Third UMD Researcher to Win Stockholm Prize Since 2011

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UMD-Led Research Powers Montgomery County’s New Prosecution Data Dashboard

Online Tool, First in the State, Aims for Transparency in Racial Disparities

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Amid 40% Surge in Violent Crime, D.C. Faces Unique Challenges, UMD Gun Violence Expert Tells Congress

Researcher Calls for New Laws, $6B Anti-Violence Investment

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An End to the Bleeding

UMD Researchers Partner With Knoxville, Tenn., on Data-Driven Approach to Reducing Gun Violence

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Climate Change Raises the Black Flag

New UMD Study Links Piracy to Oceanic Ecological Shifts

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