Protecting Public Safety
Presented by CCJ and
The Washington Post Live
In a powerful summit on June 28, 2022, with support from Arnold Ventures, the Council on Criminal Justice and Washington Post Live convened a cross section of leaders from around the country to discuss the most effective ways to strengthen both public safety and trust.
UpClose with Beau Kilmer
This member video spotlights Beau Kilmer, Director of the RAND Drug Policy Research Center.
Statements on President Biden’s Executive Order on Policing
Members of CCJ staff and the Council’s Task Force on Policing share perspectives on President Biden’s executive order on policing.
UpClose with James Forman, Jr.
Our newest member video spotlights CCJ Board of Trustees member James Forman, Jr., a professor at Yale Law School and faculty director of the Yale Law and Racial Justice Center.
UpClose with David Safavian
Our newest member video spotlights David Safavian, Deputy Director of the American Conservative Union Foundation’s Center for Criminal Justice Reform.
Health and Reentry Project
Issue Brief 1
This issue brief describes Medicaid’s role as well as the policy changes that are under consideration, health care in the criminal justice system, and key implementation issues that will be central to the success of changing Medicaid’s role at reentry.
UpClose with Chico Tillmon
Our newest member video spotlights Chico Tillmon, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Chicago Crime and Education Labs, violence prevention expert, and member of CCJ’s Violent Crime Working Group.
Extending Medicaid Coverage to Incarcerated People
The Health and Reentry Project was launched to maximize the beneficial impacts of a Medicaid policy shift on public health and public safety.
Homicides Continued to Increase in Major U.S. Cities in 2021, but at Slower Pace
New CCJ analysis shows rise in other violent crimes while drug violations and most property offenses fall again.
Pandemic, Social Unrest, and Crime in U.S. Cities:
Year-End 2021 Update
A new analysis for CCJ looks at crime trends in major U.S. cities, extending the data through the end of 2021.