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John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Astoria Characters: The Breadwinner

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

When Chubby Icaza opens the door, the sweet scent of baking bread spills out into the street where Tom Cat, which is sheathed in translucent turquoise windows that look like the deep blue sea, is king of the block.

Does The NYPD Need An Independent Inspector General?

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 12.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The city police department should have an inspector general to examine its conduct, but the monitor would need independence and a bro...

Danielle Cadet

Harry Belafonte: If Romney Is Elected, 'We're In For A Terrible, Terrible Future'

HuffingtonPost.com | Danielle Cadet | Posted 10.24.2012 | Black Voices

Just hours before President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney went head-to-head in their second presidential debate, actor ...

Budget Cuts Pushed These Guys To Take The Law Into Their Own Hands

AP | JEFF BARNARD | Posted 10.17.2012 | Business

O'BRIEN, Ore. -- There's no room in the county jail for burglars and thieves. And the sheriff's department in a vast, rural corner of southwest Oregon...

The Catholic Sex Abuse Report: Too Little, Too Late?

Rev. Debra Haffner | Posted 07.20.2011 | Religion
Rev. Debra Haffner

I found myself alternatively fascinated and infuriated as I read the new 152 page report by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, "Causes and Context of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests."

Fingerprinting Grandma, Checking The Old Priest's Background

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 07.18.2011 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

After an intensive investigation, John Jay researchers concluded: "The Catholic Church has taken serious steps toward understanding and reducing the problem of sexual abuse of minors by priests." The response must continue.