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  • Nagle, Matthew (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009)
    This issue brief examines the effects of cell phone use on driving behavior and crash risk. Since Indiana only recently implemented a law banning drivers under age 18 from using a cell phone while driving, this brief ...
  • Stucky, Thomas; Nunn, Samuel; Quinet, Kenna; Newby, Bill (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009)
    Based on statistical data obtained from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD), this report provides descriptive information about violent crimes in Indianapolis from 2001 through 2008, focusing on homicides, ...
  • Sapp, Dona (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009-05)
    In 2008, 48,499 passenger vehicle occupants were injured or killed in Indiana traffic collisions, 87 percent of whom were wearing proper safety restraints. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) identifies ...
  • Sapp, Dona (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009-05)
    In 2008, over 6,000 children (ages 0 to 15) were involved in Indiana motor vehicle collisions, nearly a 10 percent decrease from 2007. Approximately 5 percent of these individuals experienced serious or life threatening ...
  • Lisby, Kathy J.; Newby, Bill (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009-05)
    In 2008, a total of 205,281 Indiana total traffic collisions were reported by law enforcement. Of those, 13,264 (6.5 percent) involved a large truck. One of every six fatal traffic collisions in 2008 involved a large truck. ...
  • Newby, Bill (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009-05)
    Motor vehicle collisions are consistently the leading cause of death and one of the leading causes of non-fatal injury for young people ages 15 to 20. In 2008 in Indiana, this age group represented 9 percent of the population, ...
  • Nagle, Matthew (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009-05)
    In 2008, dangerous driving actions were a contributing factor in 14 percent of all traffic collisions and 29 percent of fatal collisions in Indiana. This fact sheet provides summary data on Indiana traffic collisions ...
  • Nunn, Samuel; Newby, Bill (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009-05)
    In 2008, motorcycles and mopeds in Indiana were involved in 3,814 collisions, resulting in 133 fatalities. This factsheet examines motorcycle collisions within Indiana, including fatality and injury rates among riders, ...
  • Newby, Bill (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009-06)
    In the United States in 2007, light trucks represented 40 percent of registered vehicles, vehicles involved in collisions, and vehicles involved in fatal collisions. Approximately one in every 24 registered light trucks ...
  • Nagle, Matthew (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009-06)
    This fact sheet provides summary data on Indiana traffic collisions involving alcohol. Included are general trends in collision outcomes, the incidence of alcohol-related driving by vehicle type and driver age, county level ...
  • Thelin, Rachel; Stucky, Thomas (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009-10)
    Choices began in 2006 as a program aimed at young women at risk of being incarcerated and involved with gun violence. The Center for Criminal Justice Research (CCJR) was asked, as local PSN research partner, to assist in ...
  • Quinet, Kenna; Stucky, Thomas; Nunn, Samuel; Newby, Bill (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009-10)
    This report synthesizes the activities of the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Southern District of Indiana subgrantees with active or awarded grants in 2008. This report summarizes the activities of 18 funding streams, ...
  • Nunn, Samuel (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2010)
    From July 2008 through August 2009, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) patrol officers in the East District were supplied with pre-packaged kits, known as TriggerPro ID, for use in collecting possible DNA ...
  • Sapp, Dona; Nagle, Matthew; Newby, Bill; Nunn, Samuel; Lisby, Kathy J. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2010)
    Indiana Crash Facts 2009 provides a detailed summary of 2009 traffic collision statistics and trends. This book, along with a series of annual traffic fact sheets on select topics, is used to inform the public, as well as ...
  • Newby, Bill; Nunn, Samuel (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2010-02)
    This issue brief describes how Indiana collision data were used to help direct traffic safety resources and ultimately respond to alcohol-impaired collisions in Marion County, Indiana. The brief provides an overview of ...
  • Lisby, Kathy J.; Newby, Bill (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2010-05)
    In 2009, a total of 189,676 traffic collisions were reported in Indiana by law enforcement. Of those, 10,542 (5.6 percent) involved a large truck. Less than one percent of the Indiana collisions involving large trucks ...
  • Nagle, Matthew (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2010-05)
    In 2009, dangerous driving actions were a contributing factor in 13 percent of all traffic collisions and 25 percent of fatal collisions in Indiana. This fact sheet provides summary data on Indiana traffic collisions ...
  • Nunn, Samuel (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2010-05)
    From 2008 to 2009, fatalities and injuries to Indiana motorcycle riders declined to the lowest level since 2006. In 2009, Indiana motorcyclists were involved in 3,276 collisions, resulting in 113 fatalities. Fatalities ...
  • Newby, Bill (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2010-05)
    Motor vehicle collisions are consistently the leading cause of death and one of the leading causes of non-fatal injury for young people ages 15 to 20. In 2009 in Indiana, this age group represented 9 percent of the population, ...
  • Sapp, Dona (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2010-05)
    In 2009, 45,181 passenger vehicle occupants were injured or killed in Indiana traffic collisions, more than 87 percent of whom were wearing proper safety restraints. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ...

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