Gun Violence is an Epidemic
Gun homicides in US annually
Shooting victims treated in emergency rooms in the last decade
Cost of Gun Violence to Healthcare
ShotSpotter Helps Reduce Gunshot Wounds and Benefits Hospitals and Communities
Reduce Traumatic Injuries
Time is tissue. Gunfire alerts save critical minutes and lead to reductions in shootings
Enhance Bottom Line
Reductions in gun violence can lower hospital costs
Support Staff Well-Being
Investing in safety can improve team well-being and support staff retention.
Collaborating to Improve Communities
ShotSpotter enables an integrated approach to facilitate timely communication between the police, EMS and trauma teams supporting the regional trauma system.
Impacting key areas related to:
- Violence Prevention
- Community Outreach
- Community Intervention
Each of the areas above are part of the mission of AAST and research from leading trauma surgeons, as well as 501(c)(3) community benefit requirements.
Supported By Trauma Surgeons and Hospitals
Listen To the Latest Insights
Take a few minutes to hear from thought leaders across healthcare and communities in our Podcast Channel, Collaborating for Goodpodcast, Collaborating for Good.
- Value of Collaboration with Medical and Police to Save Lives: Dr. John Porter
- Chief Mark Holtzman: Partnering to Fund ShotSpotter Technology
- Viewpoints of the Trauma Surgeon, Mayor and CEO [Ralph Clark, CEO, Dr. Joseph Sakran, Major Steve Benjamin