FIPRP News

Zero Youth Detention launching the Regional Peacekeepers Collective, June 4th with two public in-person events

King County Executive Dow Constantine and the King County Board of Health have declared June 4th, 2021 as King County Regional Community Safety and Well-being Day in recognition of the rising rates of gun violence…

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New study evaluates validity of proxy variables for county-level firearm ownership

A newly published study evaluates how well proxy variables for firearm ownership used in county-level studies measure gun ownership. Due to legislative restrictions and infrastructure limitations, accurate and updated data on firearm ownership at the…

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Study focuses on clinicians’ roles in extreme-risk petitions

A newly published study examines the role of healthcare and social service professionals when a court order is requested that would bar an individual in Washington state from possessing a firearm for one year. Washington…

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FIPRP Statement on Atlanta & Boulder Shooting

“The tragedy in Boulder emphasizes this need all the more to restrict firearm access of those intent on killing others,” says HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program (FIPRP) director, Dr. Frederick Rivara. Death and…

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New study looks at relationship between state earned income tax credits and suicidal behavior

Over the past two decades, suicide rate has increased in the United States by 36 percent. It’s also increasingly become one of the most common causes of death in the U.S., with a disproportionate increase…

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Viewpoint looks at three interventions to address firearm injury and death

Three Interventions to Address Firearm Injury and Death Amidst the rise of infections and deaths from COVID-19 in the United States, many other health issues have been overshadowed. However, the problem of firearm injuries and…

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