A Pew Research Center study of three cities finds urban black and Hispanic residents pay more attention to crime news than white residents
"Close to Home," an initiative that places justice-involved youth in local programs, has been effective, according to a study by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice
By Cara Tabachnick
Federal inmates who suffer from mental illness are shunted into segregated units with inadequate treatment, reveals an audit of BOP facilities.
By Andrea Dukakis
Two years after Colorado Prison Chief Tom Clements was shot to death by a parolee, the state is still struggling to find a way to monitor and assist the formerly incarcerated
Children whose mothers have a low likelihood of being jailed are more negatively impacted by incarceration, according to a new study in the journal Criminology and Public Policy.
The federal prison population has grown even has annual admissions have remained steady, according to the Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections
Risk assessments should look for destabilizing influences and factor them into eligibility for treatment services, according to a study in Criminology and Public Policy
The black market in stolen archaeological treasures from Iraq and Syria brings millions into terrorist coffers, say experts.
By Tobie Baker
Native Americans have the nation’s highest per capita rate of violent victimization. But a Colorado reporter finds stories of hope as well as tragedy.
By Graham Kates
The police department and court system in Ferguson, Mo., used citations and arrests of black residents to generate revenue for the town, the U.S. Department of Justice has found
TCR at a Glance
new & notable April 1, 2015
A new National Network for Safe Communities guide seeks to provide step-by-step instructions for communities struggling with public drug ...
new & notable March 31, 2015
A 30-year-study finds those who are abused as children are often more scrutinized as parents, but not necessarily more likely to be physi...
new & notable March 30, 2015
A new policy brief released by the Council of State Governments credits bipartisan reforms for the declines
March 27, 2015
Obama, Gingrich head list of speakers from left and right at DC gathering.
new & notable March 26, 2015
Vocational training should help inmates get ready for the increasingly technological of employment, according to a new Northwestern Unive...
new & notable March 25, 2015
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has evolved since 1979 from overseeing individual surveillance to mass spying, according to a...
new & notable March 24, 2015
Laws that prevent people considered high-risk for violence from acquiring guns can prevent homicide and suicide, according to a study in ...