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Justin Nix

Justin Nix

Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska Omaha
Expert on police legitimacy and officer-involved shootings.

More guns, pandemic stress and a police legitimacy crisis created perfect conditions for homicide spike in 2020

Sep 27, 2021 23:34 pm UTC| Politics Law

Homicides in the U.S. spiked by almost 30% in 2020. That was the main takeaway from figures released on Sept. 27, 2021, by the FBI that showed almost uniform increases across America in the murder rate. The fact that...

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