Our readers select Boston’s former police commissioner as the most significant criminal justice newsmaker of 2013. Attorney General Eric Holder was the second choice.
A new study in the American Sociological Review calls for research into the nuanced effects of paternal incarceration
A new report documents steps taken between federal agencies to assist one another in screening for and treating trauma
By Stephen Handelman
The tragic April 15 event and its aftermath heads The Crime Report’s list of the year’s 10 most significant criminal justice stories. For the others, read on
By Graham Kates
Experts and advocates question how quickly—and effectively—a long-standing police practice can be reformed
By Cara Tabachnick
A UN conference is told that making violence against women a human rights violation will strengthen enforcement efforts around the world
The vast majority of local corrections dollars are devoted to prisons and jails, according to a new report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics
Intelligence is gathered and shared at the local level under a patchwork of guidelines, according to a study by the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University
Parolees commit new crimes at significantly lower rates than inmates who serve full sentences, according to a new study by the Pew Charitable Trusts
By Joe Domanick
New York’s newly designated Police Commissioner has transformed U.S. policing during a long, successful career. He’ll soon be facing his biggest test
TCR at a Glance
February 10, 2016
The new '21st-century Justice Initiative'--part of the president's farewell $29 billion justice budget--aims to reduce crime, strengthen ...
special report February 8, 2016
Data reporting has transformed criminal justice journalism. It’s also contributed to the emergence of an information-sharing ethos ...
new & notable February 5, 2016
Despite speculation that police anger over anti-cop protests following the 2014 killing of an unarmed young black man by a white police o...
new & notable February 4, 2016
Violent crimes committed by National Football Association players while “off the field" are not as common as they may seem, researc...
new & notable February 3, 2016
Early intervention programs may be the key to preventing people with serious mental illness from ending up in prison, according to a repo...
new & notable February 2, 2016
The number of inmates transferred to private prisons outside their home states decreased by about 3,000 in the last two years, but for-pr...
new & notable February 1, 2016
Students who are suspended or expelled from school as opposed to receiving mental health treatment are more likely to be involved in the ...