Topic: DOJ Bureau of Justice Statistics
Whatever happens to neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman, the dialogue on race must go on. Media perpetually associate criminality with black males. Legislators criminalize black dress. And the criminal justice system disproportionately penalizes black men and boys.
Judith Heumann learned early on that if she was going to be part of society she'd have to fight for the right.
10/03/2011 10:15 am
Violent crimes against hotel employees, as is alleged in the Strauss-Kahn case, are rare, but they do take place. Industry experts say protecting staff and making them feel safe is a priority.
05/18/2011 09:56 pm
Craigslist killer suspect Philip Markoff's suicide denies the victim's family members a chance to confront him in court.
08/17/2010 12:07 pm
The number of inmates in state prisons declined in 2009 after a long upswing. Efforts to control skyrocketing corrections budgets are a key reason.
07/09/2010 02:10 pm
An incident-filled spring triggers talk of how community involvement, perhaps in addition to more police on the streets, can combat gang violence.
05/05/2010 05:25 pm
Treating prisoners like toxic social waste isn't working. Here's a better way.
06/03/2009 01:00 am
Homeland Security's warning is unjustified.
04/23/2009 01:00 am
The state's plan to house some inmates in tents could save money, but it's drawing criticism.
12/30/2008 12:00 am
From Day One, inmates are treated like adults, lowering the chance they will return.
07/31/2008 01:00 am