A project from The Center for Court Innovation will test the notion that punctual, respectable courts get better results
By Mick Dumke
Chicago grapples with the roots of persistent gun violence among the city’s youth
Despite homicide rates at levels not seen since the 1960s, Americans believe gun violence is on the rise, according to a report released yesterday
By Katti Gray
School Resource Officers say better collaboration with educators and improved police training can help shield kids from violence and steer them down the right road
By Taylor Dungjen
After the Toledo, OH police department refused to make public its "gang-boundaries map," a reporter and photographer for The Blade set about making their own.
By Graham Kates
Sophisticated computer programs can track the digital footprints of exploiters—and perhaps help rescue their victims
By Ted Gest
Law enforcement can play a more active role in re-entry and other counseling programs---as an extension of community policing, a DC conference is told.
Nine out of 10 Massachusetts respondents supported the decision to order Boston residents to stay off the streets during the manhunt for the bombing suspects, while nearly half were concerned "government would not go far enough to investigate terrorism"
By Cara Tabachnick
Children with disabilities are especially vulnerable to sexual abuse—and are often the least likely to be recognized as victims, according to prosecutors and advocates
A blog post by Nancy La Vigne, of the Urban Institute, proposes guidelines for debate on law enforcement surveillance
TCR at a Glance
May 23, 2013
In a speech this afternoon, President Barack Obama defended drone strikes and announced a narrowed focus in America's fight against terro...
new & notable May 23, 2013
Pressure from the U.S. to crack down on drug crime has led to skyrocketing prison rates for low-level offenders in the South American cou...
May 22, 2013
Number of US jail inmates rises after 3 years of decline
May 21, 2013
The press has done an admirable job covering a Department of Defense report on sexual assault in the military. But how good of a job has ...
new & notable May 20, 2013
Researchers who studied 1,200 incidents of dating violence in New York found brief Orders of Protection and repeat abuse
May 17, 2013
A conference on gun violence raised questions about whether journalists are focusing on the wrong things
May 16, 2013
The mayors of Philadelphia and Minneapolis challenge gun manufacturers to consider biometrics and other technological fixes in a New York...