Tag: criminal justice

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.

Posted in: Research Highlights
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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Four Rutgers-Camden Students Named Fulbright Semi-Finalists

Four Rutgers-Camden Students Named Fulbright Semi-Finalists

Four Rutgers–Camden students have been selected as semi-finalists in the 2020-21 Fulbright Scholarship competition.

Posted in: Student Achievement
Later start times for school days can also reduce crime, says Rutgers University–Camden researcher

Later start times for school days can also reduce crime, says Rutgers University–Camden researcher

When the school day ends later, teens have less time at the end of the day for unstructured socialization.

ROSES at Rutgers Program Provides Intervention for Girls in Camden County Juvenile Justice System

ROSES at Rutgers Program Provides Intervention for Girls in Camden County Juvenile Justice System

ROSES (Resilience, Opportunity, Safety, Education, Strength) at Rutgers is a new community-based advocacy program focused on providing intervention for girls in juvenile detention, on probation, or deemed at-risk for justice system involvement.

Posted in: Community Outreach