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Surgeon: Having a machine listen for gunshots has helped us save lives

October 6, 2021

Seconds matter when there’s a gunshot wound victim. Trauma surgeon Dr. Anna Goldenberg-Sandau from Cooper Health analyzed nine years of gun violence data from Camden, NJ, and uncovered that ShotSpotter “identified and assisted gunshot victims who would otherwise not receive life-saving help.” Since ShotSpotter’s implementation, Camden experienced its lowest crime rate in more than 50 years.