Nearly 2,000 Women Murdered by Men in One Year, New VPC Study Finds

Nearly 2,000 women were murdered by men in 2017 and the most common weapon used was a gun, according to the most recent edition of the VPC study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2017 Homicide Data. Each year the VPC releases this report in advance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. More>>

More than 10,000 California Latinos Have Died from Suicide Since 1999, VPC Study Reveals

From 1999 to 2016, more than 10,000 Hispanics/Latinos lost their lives to suicide in California. Of these, one third of the deaths involved a firearm, according to Hispanic/Latino Suicide in California, a new study from the VPC released during National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. More>>

New Data Shows One in Five Law Enforcement Officers Slain in the Line of Duty in 2016 and 2017 Were Felled by an Assault Weapon

One in five law enforcement officers slain in the line of duty in 2016 and 2017 were killed with an assault weapon, according to research by the VPC. The new analysis was released as part of testimony by VPC Legislative Director Kristen Rand before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on assault weapons. More>>