Monday, February 16, 2009

Dr. Chamard interviewed by KTUU Channel 2 News

Dr. Sharon Chamard, Justice Center faculty member, was interviewed on February 15, 2009 by KTUU Channel 2 News about how the economic downturn might affect crime. Dr. Chamard noted that people often turn to alcohol during times of economic stress, which might mean an increase in alcohol-related crime such as domestic violence.

The story, including video, is available on KTUU's website: "Police fear bad economy will lead to rise in crime" by Leyla Santiago, February 15, 2009.