Monday, February 15, 2016

Interesting: After Words with Barry Latzer on violent crime in America

Samuel Bieler, Research Associate at Urban Institute's Justice Policy Center, interviewed Barry Latzer, Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, February 2 on C-SPAN's After Words program.   According to the event page on the C-SPAN website,
Barry Latzer talked about his book The Rise and Fall of Violent Crime in America, in which tracks violent crime in America from the 1960's through the 21st century and examines the factors behind the surge and downturns in violent crime.

The two talk about violence in the south, the reduction of violence as socio-economic status rises, the crack epidemic, and more.

Watch the video.

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