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Meet the Women's Justice Commission
CCJ’s newest initiative is the national, nonpartisan Women’s Justice Commission, led by former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch. The diverse panel is examining the unique challenges facing women in the justice system and developing recommendations for evidence-based reforms to advance safety, health, and justice.
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Better Crime Data, Better Crime Policy
CCJ’s Crime Trends Working Group reached consensus on recommendations to strengthen the nation’s crime data infrastructure and better equip policymakers with timely, accurate, and usable data essential to address community violence and other crime.
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Pushing Toward Parity
Advancing our work on racial disparities, this comprehensive package assesses the impact of sentencing reforms on disparity trends in 12 states, examines imprisonment trends among female populations, and explores challenges in the measurement of Hispanic disparities.
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From Duty to Dignity: Supporting Service Members in Their Transition to Civilian Life
In its second set of recommendations, the Veterans Justice Commission says stronger support for service members transitioning from military to civilian life can reduce the number of veterans who land in the criminal justice system and improve other outcomes.
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DOJ Adopts CCJ Violence Reduction Framework
The new U.S. Justice Department Violent Crime Reduction Roadmap urges state and local governments to follow the 10 Essential Actions strategy developed by CCJ’s Violent Crime Working Group.
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How big is the footprint of the criminal justice system, and how has it changed over time?
This new resource is a one-stop shop tracing decades-long changes in crime and victimization, arrests, incarceration, and community supervision.
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Meet the Women's Justice Commission
CCJ’s newest initiative is the national, nonpartisan Women’s Justice Commission, led by former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch. The diverse panel is examining the unique challenges facing women in the justice system and developing recommendations for evidence-based reforms to advance safety, health, and justice.
Learn More
Better Crime Data, Better Crime Policy
CCJ’s Crime Trends Working Group reached consensus on recommendations to strengthen the nation’s crime data infrastructure and better equip policymakers with timely, accurate, and usable data essential to address community violence and other crime.
Read the Report
Pushing Toward Parity
Advancing our work on racial disparities, this comprehensive package assesses the impact of sentencing reforms on disparity trends in 12 states, examines imprisonment trends among female populations, and explores challenges in the measurement of Hispanic disparities.
Explore the Research
From Duty to Dignity: Supporting Service Members in Their Transition to Civilian Life
In its second set of recommendations, the Veterans Justice Commission says stronger support for service members transitioning from military to civilian life can reduce the number of veterans who land in the criminal justice system and improve other outcomes.
Read the Report
DOJ Adopts CCJ Violence Reduction Framework
The new U.S. Justice Department Violent Crime Reduction Roadmap urges state and local governments to follow the 10 Essential Actions strategy developed by CCJ’s Violent Crime Working Group.
Explore the 10 Essential Actions
How big is the footprint of the criminal justice system, and how has it changed over time?
This new resource is a one-stop shop tracing decades-long changes in crime and victimization, arrests, incarceration, and community supervision.
Check out the footprint
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Grounding Criminal Justice Policy in Facts and Evidence

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Women’s Justice: By the Numbers

This series of charts presents a portrait of women in the criminal justice system, highlighting trends in victimization, arrest rates, breakdown of offenses, sentence length, incarcerated populations, recidivism, racial disparities, and more.

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UpClose with Vaughn Crandall

UpClose With Vaughn Crandall

This month’s spotlighted member is Vaughn Crandall, Co-Director of the California Partnership for Safe Communities, where he oversees technical support for violence-reduction efforts, manages the policy agenda, and leads fundraising.

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