An Examination of the Role of CeaseFire, the Chicago Police, Project Safe Neighborhoods, and Displacement in the Reduction in Homicide in Chicago in 2004

This chapter explores the 25% drop in homicides in Chicago in 2004 and lists the plausible causes, including the Cure Violence health model, police strategies, and demographic changes.

Publication Date

March 2010

Publication Name

Youth Gangs and Community Intervention

Violence type

Ransford, C. L., Kane, C., Metzger, T., Quintana, E., and Slutkin, G