Gun Violence Resource Hub

Sustained Investigation of Gun-Involved Cases
Type of Strategy:
Gun violence prevention area(s):

Research finds that the clearance rate for homicides is higher than the rate for non-fatal shootings. This discrepancy is the result of sustained investigation of homicide cases for two days after the event. Researchers suggest that increasing investigation resources for non-fatal shootings can improve clearance rates for non-fatal shootings.

Specific programs and implementation sites:
  • Can be implemented by law enforcement agencies in any area
Helpful resources and citations:
Primary implementing agency:
  • Law enforcement
Potential partnering agencies:
  • No partnerships required

PSN Pillars

Focused and Strategic Enforcement
  • Types of Strategy

  • Types of Gun Violence