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Citizen Security

Many countries and cities around the world face unacceptable levels of violence and victimization. The Igarapé Institute is working on several projects that aim to prevent and reduce homicide, improve safety for children, regulate firearms and ammunition, and improve public awareness on what works, and what does not, to make our societies safer.

Some of our most recent publications on citizen security include:

Childhood and security

This Strategic Paper features the main results of the Childhood Security Index (CSI) application regarding...

2015 Criminal Analysis

Igarapé Institute explains the reducing crime rates in the city and in the state of...