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Editors-In-Chief of Criminology & Public Policy Call for Papers

Cynthia Lum and Christopher S. Koper, Editors-In-Chief of Criminology & Public Policy, the flagship policy journal of the American Society of Criminology, are proud to announce the call for papers for the last two issues of their term: "Cutting Edge Research on Policing Practice and Policy" Issue 3, 2024 Deadline: December 31, 2023 "Gun Violence"Issue 4, 2024Deadline: January 31, 2024

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Public comments requested on the reinstatement, with change, of BJS data collection: 2023 National Census of Victim Service Providers (NCVSP)

Publication Series: Recidivism of Prisoners Released   Description: This report presents findings on recidivism of females from BJS’s study on persons released from state prison across 34 states in 2012. It compares females and males by their commitment offenses, recidivism patterns during the 5 years following release (from 2012 to 2017), and post-release offenses.     More...

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U.S. Needs to fill Gaps in Crime Statistics

The American Statistical Association recently published an article in their member magazine AMSTATNEWS based on Dr. Janet L. Lauritsen’s 2022 presidential address to the American Society of Criminology. It details Lauritsen’s assessment that the US lacks sufficient data for many types of crime and that the lack of data poses significant problems for determining whether government resources are...

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Recent OJP and Other Justice-Related Publications

Recent JIRN/SAC Publications

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