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James Densley

James Densley is an associate professor of criminal justice at Metropolitan State University.

What We Know About Mass School Shootings in the US and the Gunmen Who Carry Them Out

COMMENTARY | A database of the nation's public mass shootings offers insight into the people who've committed the violence.


Is gang activity on the rise? A movement to abolish gang databases makes it hard to tell

Eliminating state- and city-level data on gang members leaves law enforcement with less data to help solve gang-related crimes and flag gang members who might benefit from social services.