In the latest HFG Research and Policy in Brief, criminologists Don Stemen and David Olson examine crime rates in eleven states and cities that adopted bail reforms, finding “no clear or obvious pattern” connecting bail reform to violent crime.
A new report from Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation partner The Council on Criminal Justice finds that most types of violent crime decreased in 2022. Homicide rates across 35 US cities declined by 4%, but the national homicide rate is still 34% higher than in 2019, the year before the pandemic. Read the report here.
Introducing the Harry Frank Guggenheim 2022 Emerging Scholars: Claudia Torres Patino, Salih Noor, Daniel Solomon, Liana Woskie, Patrick Hoehne, Christine Chalifoux, Alex Diamond, and Norman Joshua. The eight doctoral candidates are working to advance knowledge of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence around the world.