Indiana Project Safe Neighborhoods Report on Selected Violent and Firearm Crimes in Indianapolis, 2004-2008

Services: Program evaluation, Policy analysis, Analytical studies

Research Areas: Criminal Justice, Public Safety

In January 2008, the IUPUI Center for Criminal Justice Research (CCJR) entered into a contract with the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute to serve as local research partner for Indiana Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Indiana. This report provides an overview of selected violent crime and firearm crime metrics for the geographical area generally encompassing the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) service district between 2004 and 2008. Based on statistical data obtained primarily from the IMPD, the report provides mostly descriptive information about firearm recoveries and shots-fired radio runs, aggravated assaults investigated by the IMPD Robbery-Homicide Branch (primarily cases involving gunshot wounds), and
homicides investigated by the IMPD.

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Expert Team

Samuel Nunn
  • Samuel Nunn
  • Public Safety Research Director
Kenna Quinet
Thomas Stucky
  • Thomas Stucky
Kathy  Lisby
  • Kathy J. Lisby
Bill Newby
  • Bill Newby
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