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Meeting Bulletin #7: Integrating Local Violence Reduction Efforts; State and Federal Support

By maxine | December 14, 2021

At two meetings in November, Working Group outlines the importance of strong local leadership to a successful anti-violence strategy, and what the state and federal governments should do to provide support.

New CCJ Members

By maxine | November 22, 2021

Nora DemleitnerRoy L. Steinheimer, Jr. Professor of Law Washington and Lee University David HarrisSally Ann Semenko Endowed Chair and Professor of LawUniversity of Pittsburgh School of LawTim HegartyChief InvestigatorDepartment of the Prosecuting Attorney for the City and County of HonoluluHugh HurwitzPresidentHJH Advisors, LLCEvie LitwokExecutive DirectorWitness to Mass Incarceration Inc.Roberta Meyers DouglasVice President of State Strategy…

UpClose with Janelle Melohn

By maxine | November 22, 2021

Melohn discusses the challenges victims and survivors have faced during the pandemic and how the victims services field has evolved.

Meeting Bulletin #6: Victimization, Trauma, Mental Health, and Violent Crime

By maxine | November 17, 2021

At its eighth meeting, the Violent Crime Working Group examines impacts of victimization and trauma on mental health and violent crime.

UpClose with Jessica Hulsey

By maxine | November 10, 2021

In the October member feature, Addiction Policy Forum Founder and CEO Jessica Hulsey discusses the unique challenges the pandemic created for individuals with substance use disorders.

Event Recording: Collaborative Approaches to Reducing Community Gun Violence

By abby | November 9, 2021

Watch three members of the Violent Crime Working Group discuss how police and communities can work together to stop violence and save lives.

September 2021 Update: Pandemic, Social Unrest, and Crime in U.S. Cities

By maxine | November 8, 2021

A new analysis for CCJ looks at crime trends in major U.S. cities through the first nine months of 2021.

Meeting Bulletin #5: Law Enforcement Based Responses to Violence

By maxine | November 8, 2021

At two sessions in October, the Violent Crime Working Group highlights the promise of key violence reduction strategies, provides guidance to help leaders now.

Meeting Bulletin #4: Community Based Responses to Violence

By maxine | October 7, 2021

At two Sessions in September, the Working Group highlights the promise of four key violence reduction strategies, provides guidance to help leaders launch programs now.

Assessing the Evidence: Findings and Recommendations

By admin | October 5, 2021

This two-page document outlines the package of 16 assessments to help police agencies provide effective, equitable, and respectful services to all of those they are sworn to protect.