4296.0 Firearm Violence, Including the Role of Law Enforcement

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 2:30 PM
The purpose of this session is to provide participants with information about firearm injury research and to offer some limited insight into perceptions of law enforcement on gun violence prevention initiatives. This session is relevant for people interested in firearm injury prevention, and in the role of law enforcement in such efforts.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify three sources of data for information about firearm injuries. 2. Discuss law enforcement perceptions of gun violence prevention interventions.
Kevin T. Borrup, JD, MPA

2:30 PM
Drug use, drug markets, and the risk of being assaulted with a gun
Chyvette T. Williams, Douglas J. Wiebe, PhD, Philippe Bourgois, PhD and Charles C. Branas, PhD
3:00 PM
Sheriff's Perceptions of Firearm Control Policies
Amy J. Thompson, PhD, CHES, James H. Price, PhD, MPH, Jagdish Khubchandani, MBBS, MPH, CHES and Jamie Dowling, MPH
3:15 PM
Reducing firearm related violence on college campuses: Police chiefs perceptions and practices
Amy J. Thompson, PhD, CHES, James H. Price, PhD, MPH, Adam J. Mrdjenovich, PhD and Jagdish Khubchandani, MBBS, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)