Newly-released data from the FBI show reports of violent crime dropped nationwide during the first half of 2011 as compared with the year before.
A report from the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms and Tobacco (ATF) shows recent patterns in firearms sales and manufacturing nationwide.
A new report by Shared Hope International evaluates state-based efforts to eliminate the trafficking of minors in the U.S.
A new report seeks to pave a path to give victims of crime a greater voice in criminal justice policymaking.
By Lisa Riordan Seville
Civil liberties activists say the Department of Homeland Security is undermining Congress’ efforts to apply the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) to immigrant detainees.
By Cara Tabachnick
Can the S.A.V.E Native Women Act live up to its name?
Law enforcement officers often are exposed to traumatic and stressful events from their line of work, a new study predicts vulnerability in police recruits after such an event.
By Lisa Riordan Seville
What did the DEA learn from its battle with the Medellin and Cali cartels?
By Bernice Yeung
Experts say law enforcement is applying lessons learned during the 1960s and 1990s to deal with Occupy Wall Street protests. Critics wonder what they’ve learned.
A new report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics finds about 8.6 million households experienced identity theft last year.
TCR at a Glance
new & notable April 23, 2014
An American Psychological Association review of hundreds of crimes committed by people with serious mental disorders found little connect...
April 22, 2014
More than two-third of prisoners in a 30-state U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics study were arrested within three years of release from p...
new & notable April 21, 2014
Youth who believe they'll live a long time are more likely to take seriously the consequences of committing crime, according to a new stu...
April 18, 2014
Six years after a grant-awarding controversy shook up the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention little has change...
April 17, 2014
The nation's top cops gather in DC to discuss 'fundamental shift' in thinking about drugs.
April 16, 2014
Have the media and policymakers overblown the latest heroin “epidemic?”
special report April 15, 2014
Locking away mentally ill inmates in solitary was standard practice in SC prisons until a judge ordered major changes. Other states face ...