June 29, 2020
Jennifer Doleac of Texas A&M University, and Michael Klein (Tufts University) discuss policing in minority communities.
June 24, 2020
Research finds police violence can have wider impacts, negatively affecting academic achievement and crime reporting in neighborhoods where incidents occur.
June 16, 2020
Research has focused on identifying the role of racial discrimination among police officers. New work is evaluating the effectiveness of interventions to address inequities in policing.
December 11, 2019
Secure Communities led to a large increase in immigrant deportations between 2008-2014. Research does not find evidence that this reduced rates of serious crime.
December 18, 2018
A growing body of research supports the case for prison reform through developing sensible and proportional sanctions and investing in offender rehabilitation.
July 19, 2018
Football games at Division 1 schools are associated with increased reports of rape among 17 to 24 year olds. Could targeting alcohol and the party culture associated with game days help reduce sexual assaults on campus?
June 29, 2018
Two-thirds of those released from prison are arrested again within three years. But prisoners who happen to be released when labor markets are strong and when well-paying entry jobs are available tend to fare better.
March 16, 2018
Only 1 in 10 Americans with a substance abuse disorder are treated at a specialty facility. Adding treatment centers could reduce overdose deaths and crime.