FIPRP News

New Research Looks at the Relationship Between Age, Period, and Cohort Effects in Firearm Homicides and Suicides in the US

Firearm homicide and suicide rates have varied over time due to a number of factors. Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), UW Medicine and the Department of Epidemiology of the University…

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New Study will Provide Comprehensive Information on Non-Fatal Firearm Injuries

The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) has been awarded a 2-year grant by the National Collaborative for Gun Violence Research for a multi-center, prospective study to improve the understanding of individual…

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New Study Shows Relationship between Economic insecurity and Intimate Partner Homicides

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is one of the largest cash transfer programs for low-income working families in the USA. Researchers at Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), UW Medicine and the Department…

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Safe Storage Policies and Practices for Firearms Issued to Law Enforcement Officers in WA

New research featured in the Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology looks at the issuance of locking devices and safe storage policies among law enforcement agencies in Washington State. HIPRC Core member & HIPRC lead…

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Firearm Purchasing & Firearm Violence Increase During COVID-19

New research featuring HIPRC Suicide Prevention Researcher, Dr. Christopher DeCou, highlights an increase in firearm access and an increase in firearm violence during the coronavirus pandemic (March-May 2020). The study looked at 48 states (excluding…

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New UW study describes the use of extreme risk protection order laws in Washington

Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), UW Medicine and the Department of Epidemiology of the University of Washington School of Public health have conducted the first state-wide study of extreme risk…

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