press releases

Homicide, Other Violent Crimes Decline in U.S. Cities but Remain Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

July 20, 2023

New CCJ Analysis of 2023 Crime Trends Also Documents a Continuing Spike in Motor Vehicle Theft, With Offenses More Than Doubling in Seven Cities

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Task Force on Long Sentences Releases Comprehensive Roadmap to Strengthen Public Safety and Advance Justice 

March 21, 2023

Based on a year-long analysis, recommendations outline steps to focus resources on violence prevention and victim restoration

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National Panel Says Justice System Fails to Consistently Identify Veterans and Steer Them Away From Incarceration 

March 2, 2023

Led by two former defense secretaries, CCJ commission calls for creation of a national center to advance best practices for justice-involved veterans and coordinate support 

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Elmets Communications staff on August 26, 2010.

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