Officials in the South American country have clamped down on activist leaders, according to a new report.
A new paper explores parenting interventions for men who have battered their children's mothers.
Involvement in re-entry programs should be part of community and problem-oriented policing strategies, a new paper argues.
By Jennifer Portman
A study finds the state’s level of public safety has improved by 52 percent over the past two decades.
By Michael T. Crawford Jr.
This letter from Michael T. Crawford Jr., an inmate in the California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi, was originally published by The Beat Within, a juvenile justice system writing workshop that has generously allowed The Crime Report to share.
Physical abuse and traumatic brain injury hospitalizations increased from 2000 to 2009, according to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia PolicyLab.
Participation in a Chicago-area mentoring program produced dramatic reductions in violence and increases in academics.
In some states, more than one in five African-Americans are currently barred from voting due to felony convictions, according to The Sentencing Project.
By Josh Nathan-Kazis
Most homeland security grants to non-profits go to Jewish groups, reports The Forward.
A new multimedia resource, released by the Council on Foreign Relations, reveals gaps in the international anti-crime system.
TCR at a Glance
new & notable September 19, 2014
Almost no research has been conducted into the effectiveness of Geographic Information Systems by police, according to a new Sam Houston ...
September 18, 2014
The nation's violent crime rate fell slightly last year, possibly signaling a return to a decades-long trend, according to the U.S. Burea...
special report September 17, 2014
Despite impressive achievements, the 1974 Act left key problems unsolved. An important start would be Congressional re-authorization.
September 16, 2014
Total behind bars remains over 2 million, driven by tough sentencing laws in many states
new & notable September 15, 2014
Laws that restrict access to public services for former inmates may relate to lower rates of return to prison, but there's incomplete dat...
new & notable September 12, 2014
Mental health disorders and addiction to illicit drugs are common problems in America, according to a new study by the federal Substance ...
September 11, 2014
A new study raises doubts about current risk assessment tools used to identify repeat sex offenders