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Crime prevention -- United States

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View Resource Perspectives on Crime and Justice: 1998-1999 Lecture Series

The Department of Justice placed online in November 1999 the complete text of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) 1998-1999 lecture series. The collection includes papers by Max Kleinman on "getting deterrence right," Felton Earls on "the importance of men and fathers in socializing children and building the community," and Sissela Bok on the media's influence in shaping the public perception...
View Resource Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994

Prepared by Patrick A. Langan and David J. Levin of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, this 16-page report examines the rate of recidivism among a cohort of 272,111 former inmates for three years after their release in 1994. This particular cohort represents two-thirds of all prisoners released in the United States that year. The data analyzed in this report reveals that released prisoners with the...
View Resource Crime Solutions

Created by the Department of Justice, the Crime Solutions website "uses rigorous research to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services." First-time visitors can use the site to learn about how these programs work via an easily understandable system that includes ratings such as effective, promising, and no effects....