Last updated: December 16, 2016
Living in a crime-prone neighborhood can be stressful. Researchers in Scotland have found a connection between premature births and low birthweights.
Last updated: November 7, 2016
An analysis in The Lancet finds that national implementation of background checks on ammo purchases alone could reduce gun-related deaths by 81 percent.
Last updated: October 24, 2016
2016 collection of academic research that looks at how mandatory school uniforms impacts student achievement, attendance and behavior as well as the presence of gangs in public schools.
Last updated: September 23, 2016
Crime and drunk driving tend to fall after marijuana legalization, according to a 2016 research review.
Last updated: September 22, 2016
2016 review of research related to “campus carry,” or the debate about whether colleges should allow individuals with concealed carry permits to bring guns onto school property.
Last updated: August 30, 2016
A 2016 tip sheet offering a step-by-step guide to finding information about people while covering a crime-related story on deadline.
Last updated: July 28, 2016
Updated review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.
Last updated: July 1, 2016
2015 study published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology that examines how body cameras influence the behavior of police officers during encounters with the public.
Last updated: June 22, 2016
2016 study published in the Journal of Applied Ecology that looks at how new tracking technology could help prevent animal poaching and international trade involving illegal wildlife parts.