A national survey of Latino youth found that victims of dating violence are much more likely to turn to peers than formal services
A new study examines one of society's most unimaginable crimes: family annihilation
By Cara Tabachnick
Sesame Street launches a workshop program to help children deal with the stigma of incarcerated parents
A new site, created by the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, will provide an in-depth look at six key topics in juvenile justice
A new guide offers advice for law enforcement departments that want to use Facebook and Twitter for more than just public relations
A study of cases in which teachers fired weapons illegally finds a majority used guns for suicide, but many harmed others first
While deaths in local jails hit a 12-year low, suicide rates remain stubbornly high, especially during the first week of admission
By Graham Kates and Cara Tabachnick
The City of New York will fight a federal judge's ruling that one of the city's key crime-fighting tactics is unconstitutional
By James Ridgeway and Jean Casella
Prison monitors in England and Wales operate with a level of intensity and independence nearly unimaginable here
A study finds that concerns about violence towards dogs and puppies are similar to concerns about child abuse
TCR at a Glance
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 ...
new & notable January 29, 2016
Allegations of sexual victimization in juvenile correctional institutions increased by as much as 18 percent in state facilities and as m...
January 28, 2016
TCR readers overwhelmingly support allowing cameras into court proceedings. But at the federal level, few judges are heeding public opinion.