The Department of Justice will award $2.3 million to 12 programs that help law enforcement identify potential victims and monitor high-risk offenders
Researchers from Iowa State University found significant reductions in recidivism for urban parolees in treatment programs, but little effect for rural parolees
Researchers examined hundreds of cases to identify ten factors that lead to erroneous convictions
By Celeste Fremon
Paul Tanaka was one of the nation’s top cops---and was expected to rise even higher in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
A new study of New York City found increased crime in neighborhoods with multiple foreclosures
After a steep drop between 1995 and 2005, the rate of rape and sexual violence plateaued during the next five years, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics
A National Institute of Justice study of adult re-entry courts across the country notes many common characteristics among the programs
By Cara Tabachnick
Fortune Society founder David Rothenberg describes how he went from theater entrepreneur to prison reformer in a new memoir
This letter, from Kiffah, a former inmate at Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center in California, was originally published by The Beat Within, a juvenile justice system writing workshop, which has generously allowed The Crime Report to share
By Brad Racino
Private security firms are responsible for guarding many urban transport services around the U.S. But how well are their workers trained to do their jobs?
TCR at a Glance
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 ...
March 23, 2015
Just four months after Californians passed a landmark referendum to reform the criminal code, they’re immersed in a debate over its...
March 20, 2015
Operators of one of New York’s largest drug treatment programs are accused of exploiting substance abusers in a wide-ranging &ldquo...
March 19, 2015
More lawyers for poor defendants would reduce pretrial detention---and save money, says a new report.