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New Partnership Expands GLBT Homicide Research into Washington DC

A landmark collaboration is underway involving unsolved homicide of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender victims in Washington DC. This project will give CHR researchers unique access to police records involving unsolved GLBT homicides in our nation’s capital city. A major goal of the study is to develop new strategies for law enforcement to increase their …

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Center Co-presents International Conference for GLBT Criminal Justice Professionals

Nearly 140 professionals from 25 states and seven foreign countries were in attendance at the 12th Annual Gay Officers Action League conference held at George Washington University in Washington DC in mid-May. This year’s conference was co-presented by the Washington, DC-based Mid-Atlantic Gay Officer’s Action League (GOAL) and the Center for Homicide Research. The conference …

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Homicide Occurs in a Rhythmical Pattern

On June 10th, 2011, Dallas Drake, Principal Researcher for the Center for Homicide Research, presented a paper at the Homicide Research Working Group in New Orleans, Louisiana outlining the discovery of cyclic patterns between occurrences of homicide. In an earlier paper by Drake and co-authors, Charles Crain and Jessica Proskin, also Center researchers, a similar …

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Mexican Homicide May Profoundly Impact the United States

Violence from the Mexican drug cartels has dramatically escalated since Mexican President Philipe Calderón ordered federal troops to assist in combating the influence of Mexican drug cartels that seek to export drugs into the United States and Canada. Since then (2006), the killing has increased exponentially and many in the United States are concerned that …

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Spring Community Event – May 2, 2012

You are cordially invited to attend the Center for Homicide Research Spring Community Event! For over twelve years the Center for Homicide Research has been on the cutting edge of developing lasting resources on the subject of homicide, while also creating systemic change in data collection, law enforcement practices, and public policy construction. The Center’s …

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