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Contact: Kara Gavin
University of Michigan Health System

Boston Violent Crime Map

Caption: This map of Boston, showing violent crimes down to the census block level, is just an example of the kind of geographic mapping of key data that can predict future violence. In the new paper, researchers combined crime data with data on alcohol availability, drug markets and demographics from the census.

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