James Densley

James Densley is a sociologist and professor of criminal justice at Metropolitan State University. Together, they run the Violence Project.

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Family members of 13-year-old Gilroy shooting victim Keyla Salazar console each other before a San Jose vigil. (Photo: Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times) Views
Monday, August 05, 2019
We Have Studied Every Mass Shooting Since 1966. Here’s What We’ve Learned About the Shooters
In the last week, more than 30 people have died in three separate mass shootings in Gilroy , El Paso and Dayton, Ohio . We believe that analyzing and understanding data about who commits such massacres can help prevent more lives being lost. For two years, we’ve been studying the life histories of...
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