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The Administration Claims Crime Is on the Rise. So Why Did the FBI Delete Key Crime Data?

November 30, 2017

Mother Jones “When data goes missing, researchers take notice. “Given this administration’s public statements about addressing violent crime, victims’ rights, the opioid epidemic and terrorism it is unfortunate that the 2016 report removes key data about these topic areas,” – Peter Wood, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.

CJRA Newsletter – November 2017

November 30, 2017

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Criminologists Are Asking Jeff Sessions To Release FBI Crime Data

November 29, 2017

FiveThirtyEight “When data goes missing, researchers take notice. “Given this administration’s public statements about addressing violent crime, victims’ rights, the opioid epidemic and terrorism it is unfortunate that the 2016 report removes key data about these topic areas,” – Peter Wood, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.

The FBI’s Major Crime Report Is Missing Critical Info And Experts Are Sounding The Alarm

November 28, 2017

The Huffington Post “Yet, of course, we are in the midst of a very serious opioid epidemic. The 2016 report makes it impossible to continue to monitor trends.” – Rick Rosenfeld, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.  

Homicide Rates Rising — Here Are 2 Explanations Why

November 26, 2017

KJZZ “One of the explanations: drug markets. And, it seems like that’s been an issue for a while in this country.” – Rick Rosenfeld, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.

More cops facing criminal cases, but convictions remain a rarity in Dallas

November 24, 2017

Dallas Morning News “Even when it looks really bad, [jurors] don’t want to say the officer did something wrong. Prosecutors have to overcome the public perception that the police officers are always the good guys and the people they encounter are the criminals. Police unions, in particular, have been the most effective in creating the […]

My daughter got her first catcall, and I didn’t know what to tell her

November 20, 2017

Washington Post “Catcalling can have a variety of deleterious effects on girls who are developing sexually, intellectually and emotionally.” – Amanda Burgess, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.

Formerly incarcerated individuals and the challenges of reentry

November 13, 2017

Social Work Today “Gender can affect the postrelease experience as well. Women, for example, are more likely to have experienced traumas such as child abuse and interpersonal violence that put them at greater risk of revictimization and recidivism once they are released, in part because these traumas are associated with current mental health problems and […]

Formerly Incarcerated Individuals and the Challenges of Reentry.

November 13, 2017

Social Work Today “The formidable challenges formerly incarcerated people face with employment and housing can be exacerbated if they have mental health and/or addiction issues that were not adequately addressed while they were in prison.” – Jennifer Cobbina, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.  

TPD policy outlines procedures implemented when deadly force is used

November 7, 2017

Topeka Capital-Journal “Best practices concerning body cameras are still developing.” Justin Nix, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.

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