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- “Study Sheds Light on Criminal Activity During Time Change”
New research indicates the time change that occurs when Daylight Saving Time is observed has a big downside: an apparent increase in crimes (for those states who observe the time change).
- “Training Helps Inmates Build a Bridge to Life Outside Prison Walls”
Loretta Lynch made her first visit to a federal prison as the nation’s top law enforcement officer. She highlighted the need for more services to help inmates re-enter society.
- Prison Rehabilitation
This news clip discusses the rate of crime for former prison inmates.
- Teen Who Stole Endures Public Punishment
A news clip about one parent’s decision to punish her child after he was caught stealing.
- Jail Keeper Says California Three-Strikes Law Fails to Reduce Crime
This news clip reports on California’s prison conditions and crime rate since the Three-Strikes Law was passed.
- Dan Ariely: Crime and Irrationality
This video interview explores the rational choice theory of crime.
Transcript and radio recording of a news piece on shaming as criminal deterrence.
- The CDC on Drunk Driving
The CDC released a report on the proper methods to deter drinking and driving.
- Prison Sentencing
Study finds longer prison sentences work as a deterrent, with limits.
- Community Action
A community takes action and makes a policy to restore a feeling of safety after a burglary.
- Crime Mapping
Using statistics, law enforcement officials are able to concentrate their efforts on certain areas and activities.
- People v. Brock Turner
The court documents of the case of Brock Turner.