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2/20/19- CU Denver Today “We found that neighborhoods with one or more medical or recreational dispensary saw increased crime rates that were between 26 and 1,452 percent higher than in neighborhoods without any commercial marijuana activity,” Lorine Hughes, CJRA Expert.

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2/16/19 – The Atlantic “If you just go by the raw numbers, it is undoubtedly an undercount of domestic-violence homicides,” April Zeoli, CJRA Expert.

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2/6/19 – The Crime Report “Our results revealed that school intervention appears to be an important predictor of adolescent drug use among female and minority subjects, and police arrest leads to drug use among females only,” Beidi Dong, CJRA Expert.

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2/5/19 – Education Dive “A juvenile justice arrest is meant to be kept quiet, while being removed from school for disciplinary reasons is more “directly visible” and widely known among the school community and even potential employers,” Beidi Dong, CJRA Expert.

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2/5/19 – Democrat & Chronicle “School exclusion is related to a greater likelihood of drug use, both in the short term and over a person’s life, by an average of 49 percent,” Beidi Dong, CJRA Expert.

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Read the January 2019 newsletter here.

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1/21/19 – NJ.com “As much as real life scenarios can be useful in terms of giving the officers a sense of what can happen, they can not create or mimic the sense of real stress, fear and uncertainty that accompany the real life events,”Maria Haberfeld, CJRA Expert.

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Read the December 2018 newsletter here.

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Read the November 2018 newsletter here.

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11/20/18 – CNN “What we know in the criminology literature, for example, is that when people desist from crime, when they stop committing crime, it’s usually because of someone important in their life. But it’s not always the same person — it could be a spouse; it could be a coach; it could be an […]

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