The Third Issue of Volume 17 of Criminological Highlights – June 2018 is now Available!

The eight papers that are summarized in this issue address the following questions:

  1. Does pretrial detention for people accused of minor crimes contribute to public safety?
  2. What approach to reducing firearms deaths might work?
  3. How are youth justice policies and health care needs linked?
  4. When homicide rates suddenly spike, should we be worried?
  5. How do former prisoners get jobs?
  6. What are some of the necessary conditions that one should look for in youth justice treatment programs?
  7. What kinds of jobs in a community might help reduce recidivism among those being released from prison?
  8. Are youths who have been found guilty of homicide offences especially dangerous when they are released into the community?

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Author: Frank Porporino, Ph.D., Chair, ICPA Research & Development Network