Police cameras reduce crime in dangerous areas, reports a new study.
By Jennifer Portman
The 2008 murder of a young Florida woman has provoked questions about how police use confidential criminal informants
By Perry Chiaramonte
While other cities are re-thinking the practice, New York argues its Stop, Question and Frisk policy is crucial to crimefighting.
By Ted Gest
The Crime Report engages former Assistant Attorney General Laurie Robinson in a wide-ranging conversation on the country’s evolving and future criminal justice challenges.
By Graham Kates
Romance scams and other online frauds swindled Americans out of nearly $500 million in 2011.
By Graham Kates
Former and serving NYC cops speak out on racial profiling and arrest quotas.
A new report questions whether capital punishment is less or more effective as a deterrent than other alternative punishments.
By Taylor Dungjen
Two Ohio cities apply a new strategy to reduce youth homicides.
By Paul Bieber
A ruling in California adds new impetus to the national movement to overturn wrongful arson convictions.
Cyber security incidents and their risk continue to rise, says a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
TCR at a Glance
November 21, 2014
Officials talk about the issue, but no sweeping action has been taken, criminologist Michael Tonry told the American Society of Criminolo...
new & notable November 21, 2014
A series of justice reinvestment reforms in North Carolina have created a more efficient system, according to a report by the non-profit ...
new & notable November 20, 2014
Laws that allow concealed weapons in public are associated with higher rates of aggravated assault, rape, robbery and murder, according t...
special report November 19, 2014
Representatives from 35 states told they are on the 'cutting edge' of justice reform at a national summit
November 18, 2014
The number of inmates in state prisons is expected to increase by 3 percent by 2018, according to new projections from the Pew Charitable...
special report November 17, 2014
Los Angeles’ police chief was enjoying a national reputation as a police reformer until a series of scandals raised questions about...
new & notable November 14, 2014
Violent victimizations of Americans 65 or older increased 27 percent from 2003 to 2013, according to a new study by the federal Bureau of...