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  • "When you have just a handful, it's more important to understand the facts of each of those cases," said John Roman, criminologist with the D.C.-based Justice Policy Center. "If you have some sort of tragic murder, a family murder-suicide, you've doubled a safe place's homicide rate."

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  • "Just saying its just criminals engaging in criminal lifestyles misses some real opportunities to work on some places that have been poisoned and can be inoculated against violence," Mr. Roman said.

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