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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 Elizabeth McCabe Deal, Communications Director, at office (202) 888-6748 or cell (917) 620-9540, or contact Olivia Martinez, Digital Media Associate, at office (202) 888-6784 or cell (714) 600-4463.

JPI Statement on the Crime Statistics and Trends
Policymakers should prioritize effective investments in crime prevention
FBI: Violent crime, murder rose in 2015, but stats still at historic lows
Citing JPI's Marc Schindler.
What new crime stats tell us about our approach to justice?
We need to rethink our approach to violent crime.
Scott: Money Spent on Prison Should be Used to Train Cops
Quoting JPI's Marc Schindler
Feds to Schools: Kids Don’t Need More Cops on Campus
JPI's Marc Schindler weighs in.
Defining Violence: America Needs To Reconsider Its Approach To Violent Crime To End Mass Incarceration
Marc Schindler writes about JPI's new report, Defining Violence .
Violent crime shouldn't be left out of prison reform debate
Read JPI's new report, Defining Violence .
America can’t reduce incarceration without focus on violent crime
America must have a serious, informed conversation about perpetrators of crime if we are truly going to come to grips with our addiction to incarceration.
Judge's Football Team Loses, Juvenile Sentences Go Up
JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler weighs in.
In Freddie Gray’s neighborhood, there are signs things are getting better
Citing JPI's The Right Investment .
New Report: America needs to reconsider its approach to violent crime to reduce incarceration
National Press Release: There is no way the U.S. will be able to lower its incarceration rate significantly without changing how the justice system treats violent crimes.
New Report: America needs to reconsider its approach to violent crime to reduce incarceration
Washington, DC Press Release: There is no way the U.S. will be able to lower its incarceration rate significantly without changing how the justice system treats violent crimes.
New Report: America needs to reconsider its approach to violent crime to reduce incarceration
Maryland Press Release: There is no way the U.S. will be able to lower its incarceration rate significantly without changing how the justice system treats violent crimes.
New Report: America needs to reconsider its approach to violent crime to reduce incarceration
Virginia Press Release: There is no way the U.S. will be able to lower its incarceration rate significantly without changing how the justice system treats violent crimes.
Crossroads
JPI's Marc Schindler joins Crossroads to discuss Defining Violence and the Unger decision in Maryland.

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