16Jan 2015

What causes young inner-city men to kill each other? Where do we start? At the root causes of poverty, discrimination, family breakdown, childhood toxic stress? With concrete societal failings such as bad schools, unsafe housing, lack of health care and few jobs? With a gang culture that accords respect to those who commit brutal crimes […]

17Nov 2014

Conducted Electrical Weapons – also called Conducted Electrical Devices – are more commonly known as stun guns or TASERs (the latter is a brand name often used generically to include similar devices by other brands). Many people already associate these devices with use by police departments, but more recently they have become increasingly common in […]

24Sep 2014

“In this study, the FBI identified 160 active shooter incidents, noting they occurred in small and large towns, in urban and rural areas, and in 40 of 50 states and the District of Columbia. Though incidents occurred primarily in commerce and educational environments (70.0%), they also occurred on city streets, on military and other government […]

20Sep 2014

A new National Institute of Justice website, CrimeSolutions.gov, uses rigorous research to determine what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. In addition to continuing to capture ongoing reviews of justice programs, CrimeSolutions.gov also presents reviews of justice practices. A practice is a general category of activities, strategies, or procedures that share similar […]