Homicide

More Questions than Answers: A Review of Gun Violence in Chicago

The University of Chicago Crime Lab released a report in January 2017 that details the sudden spike in gun violence that...

Violence in Mexico: Beyond Ayotzinapa

The horrifying Ayotzinapa massacre is just the tip of the iceberg in a country with high levels of crime, assassination, and violence in general: an infographic by the Chicago Policy Review.

Predicting Crime: Is Stealing a Car Like Choosing a Restaurant?

Jeff Brantingham of UCLA discusses the predictability of crime, the distinction between crime and criminality, and modeling patterns in the noise.

Friends to the End: How the Wrong Social Network Increases Risk of Homicide Victimization

Within a high-risk population, are the occurences of homicide victimization largely random or more closely related?