Reducing Recidivism for Juvenile Criminal Offenders

Brittany Bostic Blog Posts 7 Comments

Juvenile criminal behavior is something that Americans are all too familiar with. Through local and national news coverage we often hear about burglaries, thefts, and murders committed by adolescents. One thing that mainstream media fails to report is how the criminal justice system works with youth to decrease recidivism and increase rehabilitation. According to the U.S. Department of Justice recidivism …

Preventative Policing

Matan Blog Posts, HBHE 680 3 Comments

After noticing a sharp increase in robberies in Brownsville, a New York City neighborhood with many public housing developments, New York City Police Department Housing Bureau Chief Joanne Jaffe first tried to increase conventional policing strategies. However, by early 2007 Chief Jaffe had begun to think of new ideas for police interventions in the neighborhood. Chief Jaffe had decided to …