Fixing The Broken Criminology-Policy Making Connection

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Criminologists long have complained that their expertise is routinely ignored when criminal justice policies are made by legislators and other government executives.

The two leading U.S. organizations of academic criminologists have taken a big step to fill that gap.

The American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences have joined forces to create the Crime and Justice Research Alliance (CJRA), which the groups declare is "a centralized resource of authoritative experts and scholarly studies created to . . .

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