Violence Reduction Dashboard
The Violence Reduction Dashboard is hosted on the City of Chicago’s website and is associated with the City’s Open Data Portal.
To use the Dashboard click here.
Economic Club of Chicago- Chicago’s Safety Snapshot: Issues and Opportunities
These slides were presented by the Crime Lab at a forum hosted by the Economic Club and Commercial Club of Chicago.
Webinar: Overview of the City of Chicago’s Violence Reduction Dashboard
Launched in May 2021 by the City of Chicago, with design and technical support from the Crime Lab, the Dashboard is a first-of-its-kind comprehensive tool that allows unfettered public access to city violence trends categorizable by victim type, date, and geographic area.
Machine Learning Can Predict Shooting Victimization Well Enough To Help Prevent It
This National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper shows that shootings are predictable enough to be preventable.
Technical Appendix: Is electronic monitoring contributing to gun violence?
This supplementary technical appendix complements the op-ed titled “Is electronic monitoring contributing to gun violence?”, written by Jens Ludwig and Ashna Arora. Due to limitations in space in the article, numerous details and sensitivity analyses were excluded from the published version. These additional details are provided here for a more comprehensive understanding of the topic.
Unraveling the Threads of America’s Gun Culture
Megan Kang, a Crime Lab affiliate and Ph.D. candidate in sociology at Princeton University, outlines new historical evidence that charts the growth in firearm ownership.
Chicago nonprofits gather to discuss progress, solutions for gun violence
CBS Chicago’s Darius Johnson speaks with the Crime Lab’s Kim Smith and Dar’tavous Dorsey about the goals of the event, which hosted nearly 50 nonprofits from every corner of Chicago for its first gun violence prevention expo.
Strides for Peace to debut Gun Violence Prevention Expo
Strides for Peace hosted a new expo focusing on gun violence prevention in Chicago, featuring an information session from the Crime Lab’s Chico Tillmon.