A University of South Carolina analysis of national survey data reveals wide disparities between arrest rates among young white and black males
Supervision of most lower-level felons in California has been shifted from the state to the counties, according to a new Stanford University study
A website from the Coalition for Juvenile Justice, an advocacy group, tackles issues related to the detainment of status offenders
For a study in the American Journal of Public Health, detectives in two California counties tracked efforts to screen suspects served with restraining orders
Murders across the United States dropped by almost half between 1992 and 2011, says a report from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
People cycling in and out of the criminal justice system suffer from a whole host of health issues--drug addiction, mental health, chronic illness--but providers rarely communicate across the various fields that care for these patients. A new report offers guidelines.
Art thieves around the world can be stopped by identifying weak links in supporting industries-- insurers, auction houses, storage specialists, foundations and high net-worth buyers-- and using stringent oversight to reduce crime, says a new study.
During the past five years while most states reduced their imprisonment rates crime also dropped, shows a new Pew report.
By Robert Cepada
Robert Cepada, an inmate in Elmira Correctional Facility in New York writes about the ability to "change" as part of his participation in The Beat Within, a writing workshop for the incarcerated, which has generously allowed The Crime Report to share.
By Katti Gray
Hundreds of vets who find themselves in trouble with the law are finding a lifeline in alternative courts that help them deal with post-combat trauma—and avoid jail.
TCR at a Glance
June 24, 2016
The Crime Report celebrates Independence Day with a new look—and expanded services. Learn more from TCR Editor Stephen Handelman.
q & a June 23, 2016
A new book on a 1981 Klan lynching in Alabama offers a timely lesson for those grappling with unrelenting racism in the U.S.
new & notable June 22, 2016
Researchers find a correlation between childhood hunger and ‘interpersonal violence’ later in life.
new & notable June 21, 2016
Public order offenses, such as probation violations, accounted for 90 percent of the arrests between 2005-2010.
q & a June 20, 2016
A national park ranger uses nature, history and community service to widen the horizons of gang youth and other troubled kids—and p...
June 17, 2016
The Vera Institute launches an ambitious 18-month initiative next week to explore alternatives to mass incarceration.
special report June 16, 2016
Corrections chief Rick Raemisch helps Colorado lead a national drive to end a practice many believe amounts to torture.