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Here, you can learn JPI's perspective on criminal and juvenile justice systems and how we can improve the well-being of people and communities, including our most recent press releases, appearences in the media, and other criminal and juvenile justice related news.

For media inquiries, contact Sadie Rose-Stern, Director of Communications and External Affairs

Governor’s Crime Package Won’t Stop Crime
Following Governor Hogan’s crime package announcement, JPI calls for effective action informed by data and facts.
Baltimore officials hoping to bring anti-violence program to city
Quoting Marc Schindler, Executive Director.
Marc Schindler: Harsh treatment for teens won't work
JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler discusses excessive use of force and solitary confinement in a youth correctional facility.
It’s time to close all youth prisons
JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and Vincent Schiraldi, Senior Research Scientist at the Columbia Justice Lab, advocate for the closure of youth facilities.
Marc Schindler's Testimony to the D.C. Council on the Youth Rehabilitation Amendment Act of 2017
On October 26, JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler testified before the D.C. Council in support of the Youth Rehabilitation Act (YRA) of 2017. Schindler urged that the continuation of the YRA to…
How Incarceration Impacts LGBTQ Youth's Mental Health
Citing JPI's Juvenile Justice Factsheet.
Governor Hogan, Don’t echo President Trump on crime
The Governor should heed his own words and “explore better, smarter options” that research shows will reduce crime and help make our communities safer.
How the School-to-Prison Pipeline Works
Citing JPI's work around School Resource Officers.
Justice Department Ends Era of Pushing Police Reform
Quoting Marc Schindler, Executive Director.
Is it now inevitable that all states will raise the age?
With New York and North Caroline passing raise the age policies, it seems innevitable that the remaining states will follow.
Locking Kids in Jail for Misbehavior Isn’t Just Unfair—It’s Abuse
Citing JPI's Sticker Shock.
Congress’ chance to do right by America’s youth
Why Congress should reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA).
Commentary: Our Work to Reform the Juvenile Justice System Is Not Yet Complete
Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.
Baltimore community programs help residents, reduce crime
Citing JPI's The Right Investment.
Youth Advocates Release Statement Opposing the President's Comments Encouraging Use of Force Against Community Members
JPI joins partner organizations across the juvenile justice and criminal justice field for a statement on President Trump's comments.

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