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?
By Graham Kates
The re-authorized Violence Against Women Act will provide expanded protections for Native American, immigrant and gay and lesbian victims of abuse
By Graham Kates
New study finds shift in racial composition of female inmates since 2000
Three reports from non-profit advocacy groups look at statewide and national drops in youth confinement
Skyrocketing immigration arrests have led to dramatic increases in federal pretrial detainment, according to a new study by the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics
TCR at a Glance
April 20, 2015
What do presidential contenders believe are the country’s criminal justice priorities? The Crime Report plans to ask them---with yo...
April 17, 2015
This essay, by an inmate at San Quentin State Prison in California, was originally posted in The Beat Within, a justice system writing wo...
April 16, 2015
Do residency bans and other tough measures on sex offenders work? The evidence suggests they are counterproductive—and some states ...
new & notable April 15, 2015
Security and IT departments are struggling to keep up with attacks that compromise data within minutes and target secondary victims, acco...
new & notable April 14, 2015
The number of offenders in residential facilities hit its lowest point since 1975, but one-in-five facilities remains overcrowded, accord...
new & notable April 12, 2015
Officers have faced arrest in just a small fraction of the thousands of fatal police shootings in the last decade, according to a study c...
new & notable April 10, 2015
How patients use the emergency room is a big predictor of future gun violence, found a new report in the journal Pediatrics.