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
In addition to banning chokeholds and restricting use of no-knock warrants, the Task Force on Policing surmised that requiring officer intervention key increase accountability amongst law enforcement.Read More
A diverse panel of civil rights and law enforcement leaders, the Task Force on Policing, will identify evidence-based strategies to reduce police use of force and improve accountability.Read More
Former attorneys general Loretta Lynch and Alberto Gonzales explain the connections between criminal justice reform and slowing COVID-19 in prisons in this USA Today opinion piece.Read More
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