Video and Multimedia

Video Resources

Video Link 1.1: David R. Dow: Lessons From Death Row Inmates

Description: David R. Dow, a death penalty attorney in Texas, discusses the similarities in the biographies of death row inmates.

Video Link1.2: Let’s Treat Violence Like a Contagious Disease

Description: Gary Slutkin is a physician trained in infectious diseases. In this video, he proposes that violence behaves like an infectious disease.

Web Resources

Web Link 1.1: Cure Violence

Description: Cure Violence is a teaching, training, research, and assessment nongovernmental organization (NGO) focused on a health approach to violence prevention.

Web Link 1.2: World Health Organization

Description: The primary role of the World Health Organization (WHO) is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations’ system.

Web Link 1.3: Bureau of Justice Statistics

Description: The mission of the BJS is to collect, analyze, publish, and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government. These data are critical to federal, state, and local policymakers in combating crime and ensuring that justice is both efficient and evenhanded.

Audio Resources

Audio Link 1.1: Why Is Violent Crime on the Rise in Major Cities?

Description: For years, the statistics showed violent crime was down. Now, in cities like Washington, Milwaukee and Philadelphia, the numbers are running the other way. Guests explain what the newly reported crime statistics mean and how cities are fighting back.

Audio Link 1.2: There’s A Continued Uptick in Violent Crime, According to Federal Survey

Description: An annual survey that asks Americans about crimes they've experienced showed that the rate at which those surveyed said they had been raped or sexually assaulted nearly doubled from 2017 to 2018.