A study of one South Bronx (N.Y.) youth diversion program finds significant benefits for both participants and the community
By Ted Gest
A new report by the Washington, D.C.-based Urban Institute provides guidance for police on conducting stops without harming community relations
An examination of recorded interrogations of teenagers, published in the journal Law and Human Behavior, finds many incriminate themselves and few seem to know their rights
By Graham Kates
The FBI’s ‘Silicon Valley’ approach to the hunt for the Unabomber set the template for catching lone wolf terrorists, according to the agents who broke the case
U.S. based companies have been hit hardest by the skyrocketing costs of cyber attacks, according to an annual study sponsored by Hewlett-Packard
Mortality rates in jails increased by 8 percent in 2012, according to an annual report by the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics
A review in the journal Addiction, of 20 years of research, finds "consistent associations" with certain negative outcomes
By Graham Kates
Los Angeles’ school chief blasts the tough disciplinary policies that launch thousands of African-American and Latino students on a path to prison
By Katti Gray
The mother of Trayvon Martin has made it part of her life’s work to help other grieving parents cope with the consequences of deadly violence and racial profiling
The federal Secure Communities has had "no meaningful" effect on crime rates, according to a New York University and University of Chicago study
TCR at a Glance
new & notable October 31, 2014
Private-public partnerships are necessary to prepare for and fend off costly cyber attacks, according to a new paper from the New York Un...
new & notable October 29, 2014
Probationers dropped in 2013 by 32,000 people--a fairly significant number--while parole numbers increased slightly, found researchers in...
October 28, 2014
A Washington State prison unit provides an alternative environment for inmates with intellectual disabilities or mental health issues.
special report October 27, 2014
Next Generation Identification offers some effective digital crime-fighting tools, but privacy advocates worry that data on law-abiding A...
new & notable October 24, 2014
Nearly half of students assessed in a national survey reported experiencing bullying or intimidation, according to a study in the Journal...
October 23, 2014
Medicaid payments for services to ex-incarcerated funded ‘lavish lifestyle’ of nonprofit owners, say state investigators
new & notable October 22, 2014
A new study in the journal Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice aims to isolate risk factors associated with youths who commit homicide