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
The Task Force on Policing found that increased government oversight, body-worn cameras, and a national database of decertified officers could enhance accountability and transparency in law enforcement.Read More
States that conducted extensive COVID-19 testing in their prisons experienced significantly lower COVID-19 death rates behind bars than states that did not use a mass testing approach.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.