New VPRP Research
Views of American Democracy and Society and Support for Political Violence: First Report from a Nationwide Population-Representative Survey.
Views of American Democracy and Society and Support for Political Violence:
First Report from a Nationwide Population-Representative Survey
Extreme Risk Protection Orders to Prevent Mass Shootings: What do Researchers Know? VPRP has just issued a summary of the most important research on extreme risk protection orders.”Read the memo
The Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP) is a multi-disciplinary program of research and policy development at the University of California, Davis. Thirty years ago, we helped develop what has come to be known as the public health approach to firearm violence, and we apply that approach to everything we do.
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VPRP researchers found California’s ‘red flag’ law utilized for 58 threatened mass shootings.
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UC Davis VPRP is the site of the California Firearm Violence Research Center (CA FVRC). CA FVRC takes a long-term view of the role of scientific research in addressing major health and social problems, emphasizing applied, actionable research.
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