Gun Prosecution Case Screening

Gun Prosecution Case Screening: Case Study 1


Project Safe Neighborhoods (May 2006)


Scott H. Decker and Jack McDevitt

In 2001, the Department of Justice implemented the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) initiative which represents a nationwide commitment to reduce gun and gang crime in America. Since its inception, PSN has supported several research efforts, innovative strategies, and partnerships across the country. The report "Gun Prosecution Case Screening" summarizes the implementation of various screening methodologies in PSN communities and may provide valuable best practices to the Smart Policing Community.

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