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Mass Shootings in California

By Heather Harris

Although California's mass shooting homicide rate is lower than the national average, a mass shooting occurs here every eight days on average.

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Crime Trends in Context

By Magnus Lofstrom

Jun 30, 2022 ... At the same time, we've seen a troubling recent increase in some violent crimes, particularly homicide, in California and the nation.

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Two Years of Wide Variation in Crime Trends

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

Mar 21, 2022 ... Increases in crime during the first year and a half of the pandemic—particularly in homicide and aggravated assault—have been troubling, ...


Police Use of Force and Misconduct in California

By Deepak Premkumar, Alexandria Gumbs, Shannon McConville, Renee Hsia

... these incidents account for nearly 10 percent of the number of annual homicides—including those that are considered lawful (e.g., in self-defense).


Racial Disparities in Law Enforcement Stops

By Magnus Lofstrom, Joseph Hayes, Brandon Martin, Deepak Premkumar

Black Californians are notably overrepresented in police stops, and officers report reasons for stops that can vary across race and ethnicity, and across law ...

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Recent State Crime Trends Mostly Mirror the Nation

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

Oct 8, 2021 ... Newly released FBI data show that trends in California's crime rate last year—including a large and troubling jump in homicides—mostly ...