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Author Ridgeway, Greg, 1973-

Title Strategies for Disrupting Illegal Firearm Markets : a Case Study of Los Angeles
Published Santa Monica : RAND Corp., 2008
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Description 1 online resource (91 pages)
Contents Cover; Preface; Contents; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One -- Introduction; Disrupting Illegal Firearm Markets; Legislation Related to Firearm Sales and Crime-Gun Investigations; Legal and Illegal Firearm Commerce; The Prospects of Supply-Side Enforcement; Illegal Gun-Market Interventions; Accomplishments of the Los Angeles Case Study; Organization of This Report; Chapter Two -- Development of the Firearms Trace Pattern Analysis Software; Introduction; Background: ATF's Current Firearm-Tracing System; The Firearms Trace Pattern Analysis Software Tool
The Southern California Regional Crime Gun Center (SCRCGC): The Crime-Analysis and Dissemination ProcessSummary and Conclusions; Chapter Three -- New Gun-Buyer-Notification Program; Introduction; Gun Violence in LAPD's 77th Street Area; The Source of Illegal Guns Recovered in the 77th Street Area; The Letter-Campaign Intervention; Results; Summary and Conclusions; Chapter Four -- The Criminal Purchase of Firearm Ammunition; Introduc
Summary Could a data-driven, problem-solving approach yield new interventions to disrupt local, illegal gun markets serving criminals, gang members, and juveniles in Los Angeles? Law enforcement can analyze patterns in crime-gun data to trace illicit firearm acqu
Notes Print version record
Subject Firearms industry and trade -- California -- Los Angeles.
Firearms ownership -- California -- Los Angeles.
Gun control -- California -- Los Angeles.
Illegal arms transfers -- California -- Los Angeles -- Prevention.
Law enforcement -- California -- Los Angeles.
Form Electronic book
Author Braga, Anthony A
Pierce, Glenn L.
ISBN 0833044907 (electronic bk.)
9780833044907 (electronic bk.)