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Read the November 2017 newsletter here.

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FiveThirtyEight 11/29/17 “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.

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The Huffington Post 11/28/17 “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.  

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KJZZ 11/26/17 “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.

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Dallas Morning News 11/24/17 “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 […]

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Washington Post 11/20/17 “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.

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Social Work Today 11/13/17 “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 […]

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Social Work Today 11/13/17 “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.  

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Topeka Capital-Journal 11/7/17 “Best practices concerning body cameras are still developing.” Justin Nix, CJRA Expert. Read the full story here.

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U.S. News and World Report 11/03/17 “Parents may be reassured to know that generally these policies only allow licensed adults who have gone through criminal records checks and safety trainings to carry guns. The biggest misconception about these policies is that they will allow underage or even drunk students to have a gun.” – Gary […]

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