We have a law that could reduce gun violence — if only more knew about it
Boston Globe - 01/06/2020
Police had not received any prior calls to the family’s home, which suggests that Joseph Zaccardi either kept his turmoil hidden from the outside world, like many do, or that he “snapped” without warning. The latter is unlikely, says Jack McDevitt, a Northeastern University criminology professor. McDevitt chaired the Gun Violence Prevention Committee that led the way to Massachusetts’ red flag law.