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Seeing crime in a new light

Seeing crime in a new light

After Dr. Lurigio was robbed at gunpoint, he started on a path to better understand victims' trauma. Dr. Arthur J. Lurigio has become a leading expert on crime in communities and the suffering experienced by victims long after the fact. His own experience of being robbed at gunpoint during his college years helped to shape his understanding of the trauma victims’ experience. He stated that “being robbed at gunpoint opened my eyes to one of the most critical needs in our response to crime: healing the lasting emotional wounds experienced by victims.” Read the full story at: LUC.edu/loyolamagazine/stories/features/archive/lurigiocrime.shtml