March 30, 2021
The onset of the pandemic in the U.S. in 2020 had a massive impact on crime, with large drops in almost all types of crime except for homicides and shootings.
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?