Minor Crimes, Major Challenges

Police enforcement of minor crimes contributes to clogged courts and may exacerbate racial tensions, write John Jay President Jeremy Travis and associate professor of psychology Preeti Chauhan. Last Friday, John Jay College announced the creation of a data-driven research network aimed at helping policymakers and law enforcement authorities explore different approaches.

Police Chiefs to Trump: Cut Crime, Prisons

A national group led by police chiefs and prosecutors has called on President Donald Trump to adopt policies the organization says can reduce both crime and incarceration and also save taxpayer dollars.

In Criminal Justice, the “Simple” Solutions Are Usually Wrong

Innocent citizens who have experienced the violent impact of systemic failures in criminal justice deserve better than analyses that focus “blame” on individual players. As the medical and aviation fields have long known, “who” failed is less important than “why” things failed.