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Crime Reduction

Answers From Red States For Our Broken Criminal Justice System

Laura Barrett | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Laura Barrett

Left, right or center, few dispute that our criminal justice system is broken. But two new and thrilling victories this month are giving real hope to activists who want more effective and humane crimes policies.

What Lessons Can Business Teach Criminal Justice? Invest in Research

Aubrey Fox | Posted 08.31.2013 | Crime
Aubrey Fox

After two decades of sustained crime reduction, violent crime rates increased in 2012. If we hope to reverse this trend, we can't simply replicate yesterday's strategies -- we must continue to innovate.

Crime In LA Continues To Drop

Encino, CA Patch | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and police Chief Charlie Beck today announced reductions in all categories of violent and property crime for the first half...

Crime is Down. For a Reason.

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

The 2010 Crime Stats are in, and for the 8th straight year, crime in Los Angeles is down.

When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment

Mark Kleiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Kleiman

Could the United States have half as much crime and half as many prisoners a decade from now? Yes. But not the way either liberals or conservatives normally think about the problem.

Biodiversity Remakes Tokyo

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

The Copenhagen UN Climate Change Conference addresses unparalleled environmental crisis and the need to transform our relationship with nature. Many p...

Welcome to my neighborhood: Indianapolis cop gets shot

Bil Browning | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bil Browning

I've been blogging repeatedly about the overwhelming crime problem plaguing my neighborhood. When our car was stolen or when the windows were smashed...

LAPD Police Chief: "War On Terror" Jeopardizing Crime Reduction

Financial Times | Edward Luce and Matthew Garrahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The US government is putting dramatic crime reduction gains over the past 15 years in jeopardy by switching too many resources from mainstream policin...