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Homicide in the United States

Kristina Rose, Acting Director, National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.; Laurie O. Robinson, Acting Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.; James Alan Fox, Lipman Family Professor of Criminal Justice and Professor of Law, Policy and Society, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts; Gary Slutkin, Executive Director, Chicago Project for Violence Prevention, Chicago, Illinois; Colonel M. Kim Ward, Community Resources Bureau, Baltimore County Police Department, Towson, Maryland

The 2009 NIJ Conference kicked off with a blue-ribbon panel of leaders with expertise in urban issues as they relate to homicide. These experts will discuss promising approaches that have resulted in reduced violence and community empowerment.

Date Published: June 1, 2009