Since its launch in 2019, the Council on Criminal Justice has quickly become a nonpartisan, authoritative voice on criminal justice policy and research.
The Council's work is regularly covered by a wide variety of national and regional news outlets, and its leaders and members are frequently sought by reporters for their perspectives on a broad range of criminal justice topics.
Press Releases and Statements
Homicide rates remain below historical highs, but figures show 49% increase over same period in 2019.Read More
The Task Force on Policing identified the top five changes to make in law enforcement that are most likely to make a difference.Read More
Members of the Council, Board of Trustees, task forces, and staff share perspectives following the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial.Read More
To learn more about the Council's projects or schedule an interview with one of our expert staff or members, please contact Jenifer Warren, Senior Editor and Director, Media Relations.