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Firearm Prevalence and Homicides of Law Enforcement Officers in the United States

American Journal of Public Health

Aug 14, 2015

David I SwedlerDavid Hemenway

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In the United States, state firearm ownership has been correlated with homicide rates. More than 90% of homicides of law enforcement officers (LEOs) are committed with firearms. We examined the relationship between state firearm ownership rates and LEO occupational homicide rates. We ob...read more

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Firearm Prevalence and Homicides of Law Enforcement Officers in the United States

American Journal of Public Health

Aug 14, 2015

David I SwedlerDavid Hemenway

PMID: 26270316

DOI: 10.2105/ajph.2015.302749

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