1994 vital statistics summary shows a drop in homicide
- Explaining variation in state-level homicide rates: Does crime policy pay? Smith, Kevin B. // Journal of Politics;May97, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p350
Studies a systematic examination of the impact of competing crime policies on homicide rates in the 50 states in the United States from 1975 to 1990. Evidence that capital punishment may have a deterrent effect on the homicide rate.
- Homicide sleuths go all out to catch murderers. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/25/96, Vol. 17 Issue 21, p51
Presents information on the capture of two homicide suspects in New Orleans, Louisiana. Names of the key police officers involved; Names of the persons arrested.
- Alaska on my mind. Byers, Stephen // Outdoor Life;Jul96, Vol. 198 Issue 1, p6
Editorial. Recounts the story of an Alaskan widower who shot a Chinese boy who worked in his ranch.
- Guns and kids. // Pediatrics for Parents;1994, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p12
Reports on the number of children killed with guns between 1979 and 1991. Homicide as the third leading cause of death in American elementary and middle school children.
- Some killers are basically decent. Woodard, Joe // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;07/28/97, Vol. 24 Issue 33, p27
Focuses on how the Canadian legislative system is reducing the charges in some homicide cases and enabling verdicts of `not criminally responsible.' Cases of murder where the victims were disabled; Reasons why people commit murder; The use of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges.
- Alberta's unsolved murder backlog. Teel, Gina // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/8/96, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p26
States that overall murder rates in Alberta are down, but that mystery killings keep climbing. Alberta's 120 unsolved homicides since 1938; Continuing backlog blamed on manpower shortage; Specific homicides including that of Melissa Letain, Corrine Gustavson, Joyce Cardinal and Barry Buchart.
- Patterns of homicide--Cali, Colombia, 1993-1994. Espitia, V.; Guerrero, R. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/6/1995, Vol. 44 Issue 39, p734
Reports on findings from a system for characterizing homicide patterns in Cali, Colombia. Establishment of the Development, Security, and Peace Program (DESEPAZ) by the city of Cali; Risk for homicide among males and females; Perpetrators of homicide.
- Trends in rates of homicide--United States, 1985-1994. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/7/1996, Vol. 45 Issue 22, p460
Reports on the trends in homicides in the United States from 1985 to 1994. Number of cases; Piecewise regression models; Implications from firearm-related homicide rates by sex for persons aged 15-24 years; Public health approaches to prevent violence.
- Economic development, suicide and homicide. Lester, David // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Oct97, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p458
Replicates a study by Quinney (1965) which examines the 1980 homicide and suicide rates for 72 nations using data for 1980 on the population percentage living in urban areas and the labour force percentage in industry. Statistical information on the study; What statistics showed.