press releases

Homicide, Gun Assaults, Most Other Violent Crimes Fall in U.S. Cities but Remain Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

January 25, 2024

New CCJ Analysis of 2023 Crime Trends Also Documents a Continuing Surge in Motor Vehicle Theft, With Incidents Doubling Since 2019

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Perspectives on DOJ Violent Crime Reduction Roadmap

December 21, 2023

After the DOJ released its Violent Crime Reduction Roadmap, Violent Crime Working Group members shared their perspectives on their experience and the importance of the Ten Essential Actions.

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Is Shoplifting Up or Down?

November 7, 2023

New CCJ analysis of 24 cities shows a mixed picture, with trends driven by large numbers in New York City

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Elmets Communications staff on August 26, 2010.

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