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Author Cook, Philip J. ♦ Ludwig, Jens ♦ Braga, Anthony A.
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Homicide Offender ♦ Brief Report Criminal Record ♦ Federal Gun Law ♦ High Risk ♦ Tar-geted Provision ♦ Serious Publichealth Problem ♦ Gen-eral Public ♦ Previous Criminal In-volvement ♦ Private Possession ♦ Automatic Weapon ♦ Con-victed Felon ♦ Near Prohibition ♦ Domestic Violence Of-fenders ♦ General Provision ♦ Criminal Law
Abstract HOMICIDE IS A SERIOUS PUBLIChealth problem in theUnitedStates,with 17638 victims in2002.1 Programs to prevent homicide can be distinguished by whether they are addressed to the gen-eral public or are targeted toward in-dividuals who are considered high risk because of their previous criminal in-volvement. For example, federal gun laws incorporate both approaches; there are general provisions, such as the near prohibition on the private possession of fully automatic weapons, and tar-geted provisions, such as the ban on possession of any firearm by con-victed felons and domestic violence of-fenders. Similarly, the criminal law
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