This brief from the International Association of Chiefs of Police is designed to help law enforcement officials who interact with youth better understand normal adolescent development and behavior.
Mental Health Publications
This resource, hosted by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and developed by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, offers access to statistics on a variety of juvenile justice topics at the national, state, and county levels. Such […]
This publication from the RAND Corporation identifies and prioritizes potential improvements in technology, policy, and practice in both community and institutional corrections.
This March 2015 newsletter from the Missing and Exploited Children’s Program focuses on homeless youth, who are disproportionately affected by physical health conditions, mental disorders, substance use, and high-risk behaviors.
This interim report from Office of Community Oriented Policing Services and the President’s Task Force on Twenty-First Century Policing identifies guiding principles and recommendations for policing practices that can promote effective crime reduction while building public trust within the communities they serve.
This publication from The Sentencing Project highlights policy changes in both adult and juvenile justice systems in 30 states and the District of Columbia during 2014. Highlighted policy changes relate to sentencing, probation and parole, collateral consequences, juvenile justice, mental health and substance use treatment, and more.
This compendium includes material drawn from Brennan Center reports, policy proposals, issue briefs, public remarks, legal briefs, and congressional testimonies, as well as op-eds written by Brennan Center staff, fellows, and experts in the field in 2014.
This article from the American Jail Association provides an overview of research and practice that point to the unique challenges faced by women who are involved with the justice system.
This report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics describes the health status and the health services and treatment received by individuals incarcerated at state and federal prisons as well at local jails.
This bulletin from the National Institute of Corrections provides an overview of the current state of gender-responsive policies for women involved with the justice system.