The Red Hook Community Justice Center is more likely to use alternative sentences and less likely to allow defendants to "walk," according to a new study
By Katti Gray
America’s aging prison population has presented authorities with a major dilemma: how to address the increasingly complex and expensive health care needs of elderly inmates
A group of corrections and justice system leaders visiting prisons in Europe gained insights into how certain countries maintain low incarceration rates, according to a new report
By Graham Kates
No easy fixes for New York’s flawed system of housing ex-inmates with addiction issues
First-generation immigrants are less likely to persistently commit serious crime, according to a new study in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence
By Joe Domanick
As New York prepares for changes at the top of its police force, law enforcement around the country will be watching carefully
By Cara Tabachnick
A new study reveals firearms injuries cost hospitals $2 billion a year—and one in three gunshot victims is uninsured
A new guide examines how statistical analysis can be used to predict crimes, offenders, victims and perpetrator identities
By Graham Kates
On the superstorm’s anniversary, the FBI in New York is still assessing the loss of thousands of paper files destroyed by floodwaters
Correctional health care budgets are growing at a rapid clip, according to a new report by The Pew Charitable Trusts
TCR at a Glance
new & notable November 27, 2015
The incarceration rate for women in the U.S. is twice the rate of China and nearly four times as high as Russia's, researchers found.
new & notable November 26, 2015
In some cases, defendants may claim that they were following rules and complying with technical regulations—or they did not realize...
commentary November 25, 2015
The Justice Department has played a major role since 1994 in forcing police to reform. How do we measure its achievements?
new & notable November 24, 2015
As states begin to implement criminal justice reforms, judges and prosecutors will likely start to use risk and needs assessment informat...
November 21, 2015
The authors of the Paris attacks now lead global groups whose criminal activities are the ‘life blood’ of terrorism, says a l...
November 20, 2015
Local political races and smarter policing are key to justice reform, a Washington conference is told.
November 19, 2015
Sen. Gary Peters tells criminologists meeting in Washington that the odds are improving for a "top to bottom" review of the justice system.