The state's penitentiaries are rife with severe staff shortages and neglected medical care, according to a new report from the non-profit Southern Poverty Law Center
Risks associated with social impact bonds can be mitigated by following a five-step model, according to a new report from the non-profit Urban Institute
By Lori Kersey
The formerly incarcerated in West Virginia are taking advantage of expanded Medicaid provisions to address the addictions that landed them in prison
By Ted Gest
A report, due in 2016, will outline steps to develop a "modern" approach to measuring crime
By Stell Simonton
Four tribes in South Dakota, Colorado and Minnesota will be setting up programs to aid youth who otherwise might be incarcerated, reports the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
Few police agencies address suicide prevention within their ranks, according to the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the federal Community Oriented Policing Services program
By Graham Kates
Public health professionals and criminal justice experts find common ground at a New York conference on mass incarceration
By Joe Domanick
A California conference calls for greater understanding of troubled vets and support for Veterans Treatment Courts
Juvenile justice policies should acknowledge that adolescent misbehavior doesn't always guarantee a life of crime, according to a new National Institute of Justice bulletin
By Ted Gest
A new website tracks and informs juvenile justice practices across the nation in an effort to drive reform.
TCR at a Glance
commentary July 1, 2016
A proposal by two law school deans calls for a federal agency to oversee administration of private prisons.
commentary June 30, 2016
Washington State prison authorities leave it to a private company to monitor porn downloaded by inmates. That raises serious concerns, wr...
new & notable June 29, 2016
The federal government should develop a framework to collect digital data that is now being gathered by police monitoring equipment, crim...
June 28, 2016
Life in prison is ‘lonely, stressful and dark,’ an inmate warns in an essay produced for a prison-writing workshop. He compar...
June 27, 2016
Arson convictions often rely on ‘expert’ forensic evidence. But the evidence can be unreliable.
June 24, 2016
The Crime Report celebrates Independence Day with a new look—and expanded services. Learn more from TCR Editor Stephen Handelman.
q & a June 23, 2016
A new book on a 1981 Klan lynching in Alabama offers a timely lesson for those grappling with unrelenting racism in the U.S.