Homicide spreads like the fluApril Zeoliinfectious diseaseinfectious disease controlpolice trackSchool of Criminal Justice
Homicide moves through a community like an infectious disease, a finding that may help police track and even prevent murders.
“By using the principles of infectious disease control, we may be able to predict the spread of homicide and reduce the incidence of this crime,” says April Zeoli, public health researcher in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University.
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