Criminology & Criminal Justice

Dr. Adam Lankford quoted in the Chicago Tribune

Dr. Adam Lankford was quoted in the Chicago Tribune as they discuss shootings by concealed carry license holders in Illinois. While the state of Illinois requires that new applicants take 16 hours of gun safety classes, Illinois has not standardized the education across all applicants. The Chicago Tribune asked criminologists about the “good guy with a gun,” and Dr. Adam Lankford responds.

Who’s watching? More people licensed to carry guns in Illinois are using them, but oversight is still lacking