Examining a violent year

Two working papers from the Center for Public Safety Initiatives at Rochester Institute of Technology seek to understand the factors contributing to the increased violence in 2020, both locally and nationally.

The scourge of illegal guns

The U.S. is awash in guns, and a number of them end up on the street as crime weapons. In Rochester, law enforcement and nonprofits are grappling with the problem.

A badge of volunteer service

Members of the Greece Special Police Department, a unit of New York State certified peace officers, give back to the community by providing additional law enforcement manpower.