Recidivism Rates: What You Need to Know

By admin | September 1, 2021

The first national report on recidivism rates in three years is just out from the Justice Department. In a new brief, the Council highlights key takeaways, noting that return-to-prison rates have dropped significantly.

UpClose with Alex Piquero

By admin | August 27, 2021

Dr. Alex Piquero, Chair of the Department of Sociology at the University of Miami, discusses his research on the increase in domestic violence during the pandemic and shares some thoughts on police reform.

Meeting Bulletin #2: Crime Trends in Context

By admin | August 16, 2021

In the Violent Crime Working Group’s second meeting, members identified the possible drivers of recent spikes in violent crime.

Event Recording: Violent Crime Webinar

By admin | August 4, 2021

Watch researchers, analysts, and Council members discuss the latest rising crime trends, as well as what’s behind them.

UpClose with Wendy Still

By admin | August 3, 2021

Wendy Still shares how community supervision has shifted to include a more holistic, needs-based approach and the way that her work implements these newer practices.

Meeting Bulletin #1: Convening the Violent Crime Working Group

By admin | July 29, 2021

In the Violent Crime Working Group’s first meeting, diverse experts identified the values and goals they will bring to their urgent work.

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

By admin | July 29, 2021

June crime statistics show homicides and violent crimes increased by 16% in the first half of 2021 compared to the prior year.

Council Launches New Violent Crime Working Group

By admin | July 29, 2021

Council launches Violent Crime Working Group as murder counts in major American cities continued to rise throughout the first half of 2021.

UpClose with Eduardo Bocanegra

By admin | June 23, 2021

Eduardo Bocanegra discusses the challenges his organization faces as it works to reduce urban gun violence and his perspective on criminal justice.

Event Recording: Congressional Briefing | Criminal Justice After the Pandemic

By admin | June 2, 2021

Led by former U.S. Attorneys General Hon. Alberto Gonzales and Loretta Lynch, the National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice issued recommendations for a post-pandemic world.