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Criminal Justice (Adult)

FBI: Crime Fell in 2010
According to the FBI's annual Uniform Crime Report, violent and property crime is down nationally.…
Creating the Roadmap for Reduction: Reducing the Number of Women in Prison in Alabama
This brief is a summary of the process that JPI used to develop recommendations and support their…
Finding Direction: Expanding Criminal Justice Options by Considering Policies of Other Nations
Amidst a fiscal crisis and dropping crime rates, policymakers in the U.S. ought to consider looking…
Documentary: Blocking the Exit
A documentary to better understand the profound impact that requiring Governor approval of parole…
Moving Toward a Public Safety Paradigm: A Roundtable Discussion on Victims and Criminal Justice Reform
This brief details a roundtable convened by JPI examining the role of victims in justice reform.
Fact Sheet on 2009 FBI Uniform Crime Report
Crime is down in all regions of the country, according to the full 2009 Uniform Crime Report…
Shifting the Problem: Fact Sheet on Proposed California Community Corrections Enhancement Act
California’s Prison Reduction Plan Will Overburden Counties; Misses the Mark. Shifting prison…
Baltimore Behind Bars: How to Reduce the Jail Population, Save Money and Improve Public Safety
The Baltimore jail system is one of the oldest and largest pretrial facilities in the country,…
For Immediate Release: How to Safely Reduce Prison Populations and Support People Returning to Their Communities
Reducing prison populations and maintaining public safety can both be accomplished while allowing…
Factsheet on 2009 FBI Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report
Drop in crime comes as states seek ways to reduce prison populations and improve savings for state…
Fact Sheet: DOJ Report on Prisoners in 2008
The Department of Justice released its annual survey of prisons this week, reporting that more than…
Fact Sheet: Response to 2008 FBI Uniform Crime Report (Full)
The full 2008 FBI Uniform Crime Report was released Monday, September 14, 2009 with the positive…
Bearing Witness: Baltimore City’s Residents Give Voice
Bearing Witness is the culmination of interviews with people from Baltimore City about their…
The Release Valve: Parole in Maryland
In the current difficult economic situation, states are searching for ways to reduce spending while…
Fact Sheet: Response to 2008 FBI Uniform Crime Report
The FBI Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report was released Monday, January 12th with the news…
Moving Target: A Decade of Resistance to the Prison Industrial Complex
For the past 10 years, Critical Resistance has helped advocates imagine the possibility of a world…
Factsheet: Response to 2007 FBI Uniform Crime Report
The FBI Uniform Crime Report was released Monday, September 15th with the news that the United…
Jailing Communities: The Impact of Jail Expansion and Effective Jail Expansion and Public Safety Strategies
Communities are bearing the cost of a massive explosion in the jail population which has nearly…
Fact Sheet: Response to 2006 FBI Uniform Crime Report
The 2006 FBI Uniform Crime Report generated concerns over a slight uptick in violent crimes. A…
Factsheet: Response to Preliminary 2006 FBI Uniform Crime Report
The 2006 Preliminary FBI Uniform Crime Report is a survey of law enforcement agencies and includes…
Fact Sheet: Percent Change in Incarceration and Crime Rates - State by State 1994-2004
Percent Change in Incarceration and Crime Rates, 1998-2007
Factsheet: Maryland Crime Ads in Context
This factsheet includes background data and findings to put the recent television and web-based…
Fact Sheet: Response to FBI's Uniform Crime Report
The recently released 2005 Uniform Crime Reports, a Justice Department survey administered by the…
Crime Statistics and the Washington, D.C. "Crime Emergency:" What is the Real Crisis and How Should We Respond
Crime, the causes of crime, and potential solutions to the Districts’ crime problems are more…
You are Safer than You Think: Crime and Public Opinion on Fear of Crime
While the overall crime picture in Washington D.C. has not changed dramatically, the proportion of…

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