Western Society of Criminology 2019

Friday, February 8th

Panel 6: Substance Use, Abuse, and Harm Reduction
8:45 AM to 10:00 AM Territorial II

Spatializing the Drugs/Violence Nexus: Linking Heroin Abuse with Neighborhood Violence
Christopher Contreras
University of California, Irvine

Panel 11: Analyzing Crime Data
10:15 AM to 11:30 AM Kauai

Is Smaller Always Better? Beyond Discoveries of Variance Towards Efforts to Explain It
John R. Hipp
University of California, Irvine
Seth Williams
University of California, Irvine

Saturday, February 9th

Panel 66: Use of Force in Policing
2:00 PM to 3:15 PM Territorial I

Measuring the Effect of Proximity of Trauma Centers on Homicide By Police Rates
Matthew L. Renner
University of California, Irvine
Peter A. Hanink
University of California, Irvine
Christopher J. Bates
University of California, Irvine