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Despite headlines highlighting spikes in crime across the U.S, statistical data shows most cities are enjoying the lowest crime rates in more than half a century.
America's crime rates are at their lowest point in decades. So why do so many Americans think crime is going up?
Before we reform criminal justice policy, let’s understand the basic facts.
Our Justice Program's new report is an interdisciplinary look at increased incarceration's limited role in the last two decades' dramatic crime decline.
It is not draconian prison sentences for drug offenders that win the “war on drugs”, but addiction treatment.
Is violent crime really on the rise? No, but that hasn't stopped the media from saying it is.