press releases

New Analysis Shows Jump in Share of State
Prison Population Serving Sentences of 10+ Years

July 19, 2022

CCJ task force report also finds increase in average time spent in prison by those receiving long sentences and a doubling of the population 55 and over serving such terms.

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Statements on President Biden’s Executive Order on Policing

May 25, 2022

Members of CCJ staff and the Council’s Task Force on Policing share perspectives on President Biden’s executive order on policing.

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Homicides Continued to Increase in Major U.S. Cities in 2021, but at Slower Pace

January 25, 2022

New CCJ analysis shows rise in other violent crimes while drug violations and most property offenses fall again.

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Elmets Communications staff on August 26, 2010.

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