Crime in the US

Murder in America is deeply local. Homicides in the U.S. rose about 9% last year, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation- “Wall Street Journal” Murder in America: What Makes Cities Safer. Killings fell in Los Angeles and Washington when police established closer ties with people living in the most violent neighborhoods; Read more…

NYS Criminal Justice Reform News

03/2014: Hampden County, Massachusetts breaks the cycle of incarceration by ensuring that inmates get high-quality health care in and out of jail. https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/full/10.1377/hlthaff.2013.1396 5/2014: Pre-Release and Reentry Services (PRRS), a division of Montgomery County’s Department of Correction and Rehabilitation, facilitates the transition between incarceration and release. Eligible offenders may serve Read more…