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The University of Michigan’s Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention invites you to a Distinguished Faculty Seminar with Dr. Jesenia Pizarro, Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice in Arizona State University. Firearm Use in Violence: A Criminological Informed Approach Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. School of Public Health I — Room […]
A bill introduced in the state legislature criminalizes improperly storing a firearm where it may be accessed by a minor. The proposed safe storage rule would require gun owners who plan to leave a firearm unattended near a minor, whether in their own home or elsewhere, to either store the firearm in a locked container or […]
University of Michigan researchers are working to prevent another deadly mass shooting. “There are a lot of families and people across the United States; if you start to talk about this issue, they know somebody who’s been killed or injured by firearms,” said Dr. Patrick Carter, the co-director at the Institute of Firearm Injury Prevention […]
Faculty and staff from the Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention held a Wolverine Caucus on Wednesday, March 1 to discuss data and science behind current and potential strategies to address the critical issue of firearm injury and death. View resources, policy briefs and more information from the Institute here.
Faculty from the Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention attended and provided testimony at a state House Committee on Wednesday to discuss evidence-based strategies to address the issue of firearm violence and injury. Those in attendance included: Dr. Patrick Carter, Dr. Cindy Ewell Foster, Dr. Justin Heinze, and Dr. April Zeoli
Michigan State University officials on Wednesday outlined new security measures, including the adoption of classroom door locks and extending by five hours each day when key cards need to be used to enter buildings, for its East Lansing campus after the Feb. 13 shooting that killed three students and wounded five others. Dr. Justin Heinze […]
Bills introduced days after the MSU shooting, fall into three categories: Requiring universal background checks for the sale of all firearms; establishing penalties for failing to safely store a gun when around a minor under the age of 18; and creating a process to implement extreme risk protection orders – otherwise known as red flag […]
“Mental illness does not drive gun violence,” said April Zeoli, an expert on gun violence who previously taught at Michigan State University and is now an associate professor of health management policy at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health. Dr. Zeoli spoke with Michigan Advance about focusing on evidence-based injury and violence prevention strategies […]
WRAL News in Raleigh, NC discuss school safety measures with experts including Dr. Hsing-Fang Hsieh. As gun violence rises, schools are still one of the safest places for children to be. But high-profile incidents involving guns on campuses are prompting school systems to investigate the best ways to beef up security. (February 24, 2023) Link […]