We need to do more for homicide co-victims

A single homicide affects countless lives, and the survivors left behind—known as homicide co-victims—are often overlooked in the aftermath.

Nine ways to improve postincarceration health care access

Newly released people face medical, mental health, and substance use problems that can lead to unemployment or reincarceration.

Restoring humanity: Changing the way we talk about people touched by the criminal justice system

To remove barriers for people with felony convictions, we must change the words we use to describe them.

Investing in communities to promote public safety

Too often communities are equipped with the solutions, but not the resources, to lead efforts to address public safety needs.

How businesses can use data to address sexual violence

Uber is seeking to better count data on sexual violence and respond to reports.

Empowering formerly justice-involved people, improving reentry reform efforts

An ambitious citywide effort aims to slash Philadelphia’s high recidivism by 25 percent in five years.

Five trends in police body camera legislation

As more law enforcement agencies nationwide use police body-worn cameras, states are developing and refining policy guidance.

Jail reform can—and should—come in many shapes and sizes

Local decisions and dynamics are contributing to America’s high incarceration rates.

Incarcerated youth deserve a quality education, and many don’t get one

Many incarcerated students receive less instructional time than their peers in traditional public schools.

Guilty verdicts are not enough to restore faith in police

Jason Van Dyke became the first Chicago police officer in 50 years to be found guilty of murder for an on-duty shooting.