Tag: criminal justice

Community Policing That Encourages Building Relationships May Reduce Police Violence, Says New Research

Community Policing That Encourages Building Relationships May Reduce Police Violence, Says New Research

Community policing that encourages relationships with local citizens may reduce police violence, while proactive policing strategies are associated with higher police violence, according to new Rutgers University–Camden research.

Posted in: Research Highlights
Rutgers-Camden Spearheads Launch of New Jersey Innocence Project

Rutgers-Camden Spearheads Launch of New Jersey Innocence Project

New Jersey now has an organization associated with the national Innocence Network to help exonerate wrongly convicted people.

Posted in: Community Outreach
Law School Graduate Aims to Make An Impact in Criminal Justice Reforms and Civil Rights

Law School Graduate Aims to Make An Impact in Criminal Justice Reforms and Civil Rights

Morgan Humphrey decided to pursue a career in law after witnessing injustices against Black and Latinx people.

Posted in: Campus Life
Youth of Color More Likely To Report Emotional Distress During Witnessed Police Stops, Says New Study

Youth of Color More Likely To Report Emotional Distress During Witnessed Police Stops, Says New Study

Even witnessing police stops is more likely to cause emotional distress for youth of color than for their white counterparts, according to new research.

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Study Shows More Centralized, Uniform COVID-19 Response Needed in Prisons and Jails

Study Shows More Centralized, Uniform COVID-19 Response Needed in Prisons and Jails

A more centralized, uniform response to combating the COVID-19 pandemic in American prisons and jails is required to curb the spread across an especially vulnerable incarcerated population, according to new Rutgers University–Camden research.

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