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Thursday, June 30, 2016


Here is an interstign report detailing the true cost of gun violence. I think we all realize the impact a shooting has on families, but this report goes even further to dig into the "hidden costs".

It is estimated that a shooting has almost $583,000 in costs attached to it and that is just a shooting, not a deadly shooting. The negative economic impact on our community as a result of gun violence  is huge

Take a few minutes to read the report


Alyssa said...

Thanks, Kevin, for the education.

Anonymous said...

So now blm and everyone in baton rouge want to kick and scream. Why because a African American was shot while in possession of a gun. But where are they with the below stats.

The murder rate in Baton Rouge for 2011 was the 8th highest in the nation among large cities at 27.6 per 100,000. Baton Rouge also had the 25th highest violent crime rate in the U.S. in 2011 with a rate of 1,065.7 violent crimes per 100,000, surpassing New Orleans at 792 per 100,000. That 2011..

Jul 6, 2015 - In East Baton Rouge Parish, the number of people killed in the first six months of 2015 was higher than last year. By the end of June, 41 homicide investigations had taken place in Baton Rouge. As we dee last year. Where are the protest???