In the report, “What Works in Reducing Community Violence: Spotlight on Central America and Mexico,” Kennedy and his coauthors analyzed 43 reviews of more than 2,200 studies of community violence in Central America
In the article, “A Reconceptualization of General and Specific Deterrence,” Stafford proposes the concept of reconceptualization to cover gaps in previous deterrence research and thinking.
In, “School Suspensions and Adverse Experiences in Adulthood,” Kupchik describes the school-to-prison pipeline, which highlights the negative future implications of suspensions, expulsions and school arrests . . .
In, “Discipline and Participation: The long-term effects of suspension and school security on the political and civic engagement of youth,” Kupchik uses data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Adolescent . . .
In, “The Real School Safety Problem: The Long-Term Consequences of Harsh School Punishment,” Kupchik looks at how schools have changed due to the higher threats of violence and increased security. . .
In the study, “Assessing the relative effects of state direct file waiver laws on violent juvenile crime: Deterrence or irrelevance?” Steiner looked at violent juvenile crimes for a five year period
In the study, “Short-term effects of sanctioning reform on parole officers’ revocation decisions,” Steiner focused on officer revocation hearings before and after Ohio prisons created the sanctioning policy.
In the article, “Gender-Specific Conflicts among Urban African American Youth: The Roles of Situational Context and Issues of Contention,” Cobbina explored the situational contexts of youth conflicts among . . .
In the article, “Impact of Maternal Incarceration on the Criminal Justice Involvement of Adult Offspring: A Research Note,” Armstrong examined the extent to which maternal incarceration has an impact on dependents
In the article, “New Call for Assessing the Effects of 21st Century Juvenile Diversion,” Stafford and his coauthors examine the history of diversion in juvenile justice. . .
White-collar crime is associated with adults, but these adults begin crafting their skills much earlier in life. In his study, Singer collected data on cheating in school, an indicator of white-collar delinquency.
The first series of experimental research that tested police officers and civilians in strikingly realistic deadly force simulators to measure the impact a suspect’s race has on police officers.
From 2003-2013, New York City experienced an overall decline in the rate of issuance of summonses. Approximately two in five summonses were dismissed (2003-2013). 36% summonses recipients failed to appear in court.
More research should be conducted to assess school safety outcomes when adding police in schools.
Research suggests that generic strategies like community policing and increasing the number of police officers are less effective than more focused policing strategies that target problem people and places.
In the research report, “Put the Guns Down: Outcomes and Impacts of the Chicago Violence Reduction Strategy,” Fontaine tested the efficacy of the Violence Reduction Strategy (VRS) . . .
In the article, “Generic Correctional Programming for Mentally Ill Offenders: A Pilot Study,” Ashford examined differences in criminal attitudes among three groups of offenders diagnosed with serious mental disorder
In the article, “Examining GPS monitoring alerts triggered by sex offenders: The divergence of legislative goals and practical application in community corrections,” Armstrong examined the effectiveness of utilizing
In the article, “Drugs, Race and Common Ground: Reflections on the High Point Intervention,” Kennedy looks into the High Point Intervention, a successful project that led to the closing of drug markets . .
In the book, “Deterrence and Crime Prevention: Reconsidering the Prospect of Sanction,” Kennedy takes a close look into deterrence in the criminal justice system.
In the book, “Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America,” Kennedy explores the inner-city crime rates in Boston.
In the study, “Evaluating an Experimental Juvenile Probation Program: Intervention and Outcomes,” Lane examined the 1996 South Oxnard Challenge Project (SOCP) in California
In, “What a Girl Wants, What a Girl Need: Findings from a Gender-Specific Focus Group Study,” Lane looks at the change in delinquent girl arrests from status offenses and property crimes to increases in assault and
The Phoenix TRUCE Project corresponded to a significant decrease in overall levels of violence by more than 16 incidents on average per month
Foot-patrol is an effective crime prevention tactic for street violence, murder, shootings and non-domestic aggravated assaults.
Group and gang-member involved homicides and violence firearm incidents significantly declined after the implementation of an initiative to reduce violence.
In places where cameras were sufficiently concentrated and routinely monitored by trained staff, the impact on crime was significant and cost-beneficial, with no evidence of crime displacement.