If the general availability of guns were as important a factor in violence as the CDC implies, the vast increase in firearm ownership during the past two decades should have led to a vast increase in homicide
But the police force's homicide
clearance rate differed vastly from that in Baltimore County, which cleared 28 of its 34 homicide
cases reported this year.
Over the ten year period from 2006-07 to 2015-16, the number of homicide
cases in Scotland fell by 52% (62 cases) from 119 to 57.
Urban land use and remediation offer additional modifiable factors that may influence the association between the built environment and youth homicide
," the study stated.
A violence prevention approach starting in childhood is key to facilitating a continued reduction of youth homicide
rates, they said.
The overall homicide
rate among persons aged 10-24 years varied substantially during the 30-year study period (Figure 1).
More information about justifiable homicide
is furnished in the Expanded Homicide
Data section and in Expanded Homicide
Data Table 14, "Justifiable Homicide
by Weapon, Law Enforcement, 2008-2012," and Expanded Homicide
Data Table 15, "Justifiable Homicide
by Weapon, Private Citizen, 2008-2012.
While most historians of violence have emphasized the "usual suspects" in homicide
cases, such as gender identity, racial conflict, class affiliation, ethnic divisions, honor, and uneven sex ratios, Roth insists that these are proximate causes; the ultimate causes are political.
For instance, by simply looking at the first page, it seems that most homicide
victims in L.
As often is the case in intrafamilial homicide
investigations, detectives interviewed the surviving spouse as a suspect.
Last year, the city recorded 445 homicides
, down 26 percent from 2003's tally of 600.
Some issues are unique to survivors of homicide
victims, Chery says.
Half the infant homicides
occur by the fourth month of life and the risk of infant homicide
is highest on the day of birth.
This bulletin, part of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's "Crimes against Children Series," draws on FBI and other data to provide a statistical portrait of juvenile homicide
victimization, asserting that homicide
is the only major cause of childhood deaths that has increased over the past 3 decades.