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Using GIS to Analyze Twenty-Two Years of GLBT and Non-GLBT Homicides From 1990 to 2012 in the State of Minnesota.

  Authored by former research intern Neema Mohseni, this paper reveals the geographic distribution of GLBT versus non-GLBT homicides in Minnesota over 22 years. Mohseni served as a GIS-specialist during his time at the center. To access the report, click here.  DONATION LEVELS INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES The Center for Homicide Research offers one of the finest …

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Homicide: A Forensic Psychology Casebook

In a book released in 2017, Joan Swart and Lee Mellor have produced: Homicide: A Forensic Psychology Casebook. Chapter 14 was authored by CHR senior researcher Dallas Drake and is called “Intra-psychic Motivations in Stranger Homicides Involving Gay or Bisexual Males.” This chapter first lays the groundwork for sexual homicide of gay or bisexual males. It …

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Teachers With Guns: Firearms Discharges by Schoolteachers, 1980-2012

Following the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the NRA proposed arming schoolteachers as a means of stopping mass shootings. This paper investigates firearm discharge by schoolteachers prior to Sandy Hook with the hope that it might provide a baseline for later comparative analysis. Access the report, click here. DONATION LEVELS INTERNSHIP …

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Homicides Subside: Peacefulness Gradually Returns to Minneapolis at End of 2020

This paper investigates the distribution of homicides across the year in Minneapolis by plotting the intervals of peacefulness between homicide incidents. Data shows the drop in peacefulness began in tandem with the “stay-at-home order,” but was exacerbated by the civil unrest. Since that time, peacefulness has been increasing as we approach the end of the …

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