Buntin, John
June 2008
Governing;Jun2008, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p24
The article focuses on the prevalence of urban gun violence in the U.S. citing proposals for law enforcement. In Cleveland, Ohio alone, the murder rate has risen by 56 percent from 86 in 2004 to 134 in 2007. Violent crime in general and gun crime in particular has returned to many American cities of Atlanta, Baltimore, Detroit, Miami and Philadelphia. Details about incidents of crime and related police control of the situation are cited.


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