Missouri Ranks #1 for Black Homicide Victimization

Missouri has the highest black homicide victimization rate in the nation with a rate of 34.98 per 100,000, which is more than double the national black homicide victimization rate and more than eight times the overall homicide rate nationwide, according to a new analysis by the VPC. More>>

More than 1,600 Women Murdered by Men in One Year, VPC Study Finds

More than 1,600 women were murdered by men in 2014 and the most common weapon used was a gun, according to the September 2016 VPC study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2014 Homicide Data. More>>






Five Things You Can Do Now to Stop Gun Violence

From supporting the VPC, to joining a local gun violence prevention organization, to contacting your state and federal policymakers, to writing a letter to the editor, here are five things you can do right now to help stop gun violence. More>>