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Americans fixate on the 5% of killings that involve youthful gunmen and/or mass shooters and ignore the other 95%. Unfortunately, we largely dismiss the 99% of rapes that do not involve young perpetrators and social media.
Why do the media erroneously create and publicize misperceptions about the moral development of teens, rather than correct them?
What is the best way to address the challenges of youth who break curfew, skip school, or runaway from home? Local justice leaders and policymakers would be wise to support cost-effective and successful alternatives to confinement.
California is the tech center of the world, filled with a richness of technical expertise and innovation. The state now needs political leadership to develop policy that leverages these elements to best serve all Californians.
This is the final blog of a three part series examining for profit youth facilities.
This is the second installment of a blog series examining private for profit youth prisons.
In this three-part series Senior Research Fellow Randall Shelden examines for-profit youth prisons.
Despite years of research showing that girls require a special kind of programming, here remains a lack of innovative, effective programs for girls in trouble.
Explore how California’s 58 counties send their residents to correctional institutions with interactive maps, charts, and downloadable data.
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