Violence Prevention and Control

The School of Criminal Justice has been a leader in research on violence prevention and control.  For over a decade the School has served as the national research partner for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Project Safe Neighborhoods program, focused on reducing gun, gang, and drug market-related violence.  Additional research projects are active in Detroit, Flint, and Lansing, as well as in communities throughout the U.S. and internationally.

School of Criminal Justice personnel specializing in research on violence prevention and control include:

Dr. David L. Carter

Dr. Ed McGarrell

Dr. Chris Melde

Heather Perez

Dr. Jeremy Wilson

Dr. April Zeoli