press releases

Homicide, Gun Assault, Domestic Violence Declined in Major U.S. Cities in 2022 but Remain Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

January 26, 2023

New CCJ Analysis Also Documents a 59% Spike in Motor Vehicle Theft
Since 2019, With Thefts More Than Doubling in 8 Cities

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New Research Indicates Modest Reductions in Long Sentences in Illinois Would Result in Few Additional Arrests

January 12, 2023

Analysis for CCJ task force examined arrest histories of people who served an average of 19 years to evaluate public safety impact of shortening prison stays

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New Analysis Shows U.S. Imposes Long Prison Sentences More Frequently than Other Nations

December 19, 2022

Higher homicide rates partially explain the distinction, research for CCJ task force finds.

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Elmets Communications staff on August 26, 2010.

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