A new study suggests a link between certain facial features and the severity of the punishment a judge assigns to felony crime.
A collection of government reports and academic papers that help paint a picture of the men, women and children in custody nationwide. We included a few research articles that look specifically at transgender inmates.
A lower resting heart rate partially explains why men commit more crime than women, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.
Living in a crime-prone neighborhood can be stressful. Researchers in Scotland have found a connection between premature births and low birthweights.
An analysis in
The Lancet finds that national implementation of background checks on ammo purchases alone could reduce gun-related deaths by 81 percent.
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.
Crime and drunk driving tend to fall after marijuana legalization, according to a 2016 research review.
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.
A 2016 tip sheet offering a step-by-step guide to finding information about people while covering a crime-related story on deadline.
Updated review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.