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2/26/24 – eurasiareview.com In recent decades, calls for evidence-based policy in crime and criminal justice have become commonplace. But there is a disconnect between those calls and an understanding of what evidence-based policy encompasses. A new book showcases much of what is accurate with evidence-based crime and justice policy and confronts the challenges that such […]

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2/24/24 – reddit.com A new study by researchers at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Lowell, San Diego State University, and Penn State Harrisburg has examined perceptions of team members who work with a U.S. program called Veterans Treatment Courts (VTCs) regarding the viability and longevity of the program. The study identified team members’ expectations and […]

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2/23/24 – https://criminology.fsu.edu Since the mid-1800s, efforts to identify evidence-based policies in criminology research have been scattershot, leaving a gap between the demand for effective policy and a precise understanding of what it is.

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2/22/24 – news.northeastern.edu In public policy, too often it’s the loudest voice in the room that makes the decision, says Brandon Welsh, professor of criminology and criminal justice and co-director of the Crime Prevention Lab at Northeastern University.

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2/21/24 – eurekalert.org A new study by researchers at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Lowell, San Diego State University, and Penn State Harrisburg, examined perceptions of team members who work with a U.S. program called Veterans Treatment Courts (VTCs) regarding the viability and longevity of the program. The study identified team members’ expectations and hopes […]

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2/21/24 – phys.org A new study by researchers at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Lowell, San Diego State University, and Penn State Harrisburg has examined perceptions of team members who work with a U.S. program called Veterans Treatment Courts (VTCs) regarding the viability and longevity of the program. The study identified team members’ expectations and […]

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2/21/24 – eurekalert.org In recent decades, calls for evidence-based policy in crime and criminal justice have become commonplace. But there is a disconnect between those calls and an understanding of what evidence-based policy encompasses. A new book showcases much of what is accurate with evidence-based crime and justice policy and confronts the challenges that such […]

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Movement to End Mass Incarceration Explored as a Symbol That Can Inform Larger Political, Sociological Questions The First Step Act (FSA), signed into law in 2018, contributed significantly to reversing the incarceration frenzy that had characterized U.S. policy for decades. In a new book, Reform Nation: The First Step Act and the Movement to End […]

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In recent decades, calls for evidence-based policy in crime and criminal justice have become commonplace. But there is a disconnect between those calls and an understanding of what evidence-based policy encompasses. A new book showcases much of what is accurate with evidence-based crime and justice policy and confronts the challenges that such policy faces today […]

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1/11/24 – dallasnews.com At a rate of nearly 19 murders per 100,000 residents, Dallas was one of few major U.S. cities to experience an increase in murders last year.

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