An annual survey by the Bureau of Justice Statistics reveals that black drivers are more likely to be pulled over and less likely to consider stops justified
By Tom Hayden
The Crime Report asked former California legislator Tom Hayden to comment on the recently suspended two-month-old hunger strike at California’s maximum security prisons.
A study of thousands of Immigration and Customs Enforcement hold requests finds that those accused of non-violent violations are more likely to be detained than those who commit violent offenses
The population of prisoners serving life sentences has sky rocketed in the last three decades, according to a new report from the Sentencing Project
A new report from the National Institute of Justice examines best practices for preventing youth involvement in gangs
By Graham Kates
It’s time to end the detention system that treats undocumented immigrants as criminals, former ICE chief Dora Schriro tells a John Jay panel.
A new study of state data going back three decades finds that firearm homicide rates increase with gun ownership rates
A new report from the advocacy group Human Rights Watch argues sex offender registries cause juvenile offenders to experience psychological harm and isolation in adulthood
By Ted Gest
University of Maryland Professor Peter Reuter provides an overview of the emerging debate over drug policy as Washington awaits appointment of a new ‘drug czar’
By Graham Kates
Yesterday's New York City mayoral primaries yielded candidates with dramatically different visions for the future of the NYPD
TCR at a Glance
new & notable October 8, 2015
Black men face greater obstacles and harsher penalties than other offenders as they move through the criminal justice system, researchers...
October 7, 2015
Connecticut has passed two key justice reform laws. But the debate isn’t over.
new & notable October 6, 2015
Girls and young women are increasingly ensnared by a juvenile justice system that traumatizes them instead of helping them, according to ...
q & a October 5, 2015
Rodney Roberts was locked up 17 years for a rape he never committed. He’s still looking for justice.
October 2, 2015
Crisis intervention training is now offered to police trainees in one New York State county. It’s already made a difference on the ...
October 1, 2015
Brooklyn’s “Begin Again” initiative is aimed at healing rifts between neighborhoods and authorities.
new & notable September 30, 2015
A survey of female victims of partner violence has found that 25 per cent of them would not call law enforcement for assistance.