AOAV's Key Research Papers

Best practices to prevent and reduce armed violence

SEHLAC is publishing a series of articles on topics related to armed violence prevention and reduction in Latin America, selected for their timeliness and relevance to the region. The second article in the series discusses Bogota’s successful public policies to prevent and reduce armed violence. It provides insights into the combination of prevention and improved law enforcement which has significantly reduced crime and homicide rates in Colombia’s capital city over the last twenty years.

The original Spanish version is available here.

Read the full article in English here.