Testing a Public Health Approach to Gun Violence

This report presents the results of a comprehensive impact and process evaluation of the anti-violence initiative Save Our Streets, which started in Crown Heights, Brooklyn in 2010. Results demonstrate that the initiative had a statistically significant impact on gun violence trends in Crown Heights when compared with three similar precincts in Brooklyn.

Publication Date

January 2013

Publication Name

Center for Court Innovation

Violence type

Sarah Picard-Fritsche and Lenore Cerniglia