Homicide Center

Dissemination of the Center’s research about homicide and its related phenomena is core to the mission of the Center for Homicide Research. The research and presentations by Center for Homicide Research researchers have been published in numerous places.

When Is The Death of a Fetus a Homicide?

This brief will look at the issue of classifying a fetal death as a homicide.  Some of the difficulties presented by language in this context will be discussed, as well as the different types of laws currently in place.  Issues relevant to homicide investigators and researchers will also be considered....

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Resources for Police and Law Enforcement

The mission of the Center for Homicide Research is to develop research that will assist in increasing the solvability of all homicide cases. To that end, the Center is developing wide-ranging expertise on the topic of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender homicide. The Center’s expertise may aid in active homicide...

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Recognizing Gay Homicide

One of the most critical components of examining gay homicide is to accurately recognize and label cases as gay.  Law enforcement officials often do not identify the sexual orientation of victims or offenders, except in certain cases which may qualify under the legal definition of hate-crime. The purpose of labeling...

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Handbook of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Administration and Policy

© 2004 Marcel Dekker A new book from publisher Marcel Dekker (now Taylor & Francis)  includes significant contributions by Center for Homicide Research’s principal researcher Dallas Drake about criminal justice and homicide in the GLBT community. The book, Handbook of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans-gender Administration and Policy, edited by Wallace...

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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The Center for Homicide Research offers one of the finest internship programs in the United States. Distanced-based electronic internships begin in Fall of 2020. Qualifying students come from undergraduate, graduate and law schools.