NVDRS: Stories from the Frontlines of Violent Death Surveillance

12/26/2013

The Safe States Alliance is pleased to announce the recent release of its report, NVDRS: Stories from the Frontlines of Violent Death Surveillance

The National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) links data from vital statistics, medical examiners and coroners, law enforcement, crime laboratories and other sources to provide – for the first time – a more complete understanding of violent deaths in the United States. The NVDRS was established in 2002 through funding from CDC and operates in 18 states. The ultimate goal is to expand NVDRS participation to all U.S. states and territories.

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