New research in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution finds that violent crime rates are lower in societies with more men than women.
A series of studies by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency highlights efforts to reduce the rate of juvenile incarceration
In both Russia and Ukraine, illegal bribery and official corruption are "unavoidable in the current power structure," according to a new report
By David J. Krajicek
Critics say the nation’s ‘primitive’ crime information infrastructure has become an obstacle to understanding---and preventing---crime
The Lone Star State's legislature is the latest to consider a nationwide movement to cement the age of adult jurisdiction at 18 years old
By Hella Winston
Conviction Review Units are used by an increasing number of DAs to investigate claims of wrongful convictions in their offices. Defense lawyers remain skeptical
Burglary, assault and larceny rates in Missouri declined dramatically after counties switched from paper checks to Electronic Benefit Transfer, according to researchers at Georgia State University and University of Missouri
Teenage gang involvement can have a negative impact on a person's life well into adulthood, according to research from the University of Washington
By Graham Kates
Few jurisdictions in North America compensate police officers who suffer PTSD. But that may be changing.
African-Americans and students with disabilities are significantly more likely to be removed from school for disciplinary reasons, according to a new series of briefing papers
TCR at a Glance
April 17, 2014
The nation's top cops gather in DC to discuss 'fundamental shift' in thinking about drugs.
April 16, 2014
Have the media and policymakers overblown the latest heroin “epidemic?”
special report April 15, 2014
Locking away mentally ill inmates in solitary was standard practice in SC prisons until a judge ordered major changes. Other states face ...
April 11, 2014
The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange takes an inside look at the often inscrutable OJJDP grant distribution process
special report April 10, 2014
The DOJ’s insistence on state compliance with 288 regulatory standards keeps the program’s implementation in limbo, say critics
April 9, 2014
A coding flaw discovered last weekend may have made millions of Web users vulnerable to hackers and criminals
new & notable April 8, 2014
Arrests for domestic violence are uncommon, even in cases that involve physical injuries, according to a new study in the journal Psychol...