A new study has been released by PNAS: Reforming the police through procedural justice training: A multicity randomized trial at crime hot spots. The study is by David Weisburd, Cody Telep, Heather Vovak, Taryn Zastrow, Anthony Braga, and Brandon Turchan. Cody Telep and Heather Vovak are George Mason University/CEBCP alums (PHD, Criminology, Law and Society)…

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Call for Papers on Cybercrime and Cybersecurity: A Research-Informed Policy Agenda to cybercrime research Special Issue Editors: Jin R. Lee and Thomas J. Holt Cybercrime (which includes computer hacking, social engineering, intellectual property theft, electronic fraud, online interpersonal violence, and Internet-facilitated sexual victimization) is a form of transnational crime and is currently a top national…

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The Editors-In-Chief of Criminology & Public Policy, the flagship policy journal of the American Society of Criminology, hosted a public webinar on two recently published papers on progressive prosecution. Watch a recording of the webinar here. Criminology & Public Policy is currently housed at the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy at George Mason University.

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Criminal Justice Responses to the Opioid Epidemic Call for Papers for 2023 Special Issue of Criminology and Public Policy In recent years, many jurisdictions in the United States have experienced an unprecedented increase in drug overdoses and deaths arising from the increased use of illicit opioids and the misuse of prescription opioids. How has the criminal…

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George Mason University’s Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP) has been awarded $1.48 million in federal funds to enhance research and practice in police encounters of individuals in mental health crises. Led by Sue-Ming Yang and Yasemin Irvin-Erickson, senior fellows in the CEBCP and professors of Criminology, Law and Society within Mason’s College of Humanities…

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In 1959 Yad Hanadiv established The Rothschild Prizes to support, encourage and advance the Sciences and Humanities in Israel. Prizes are awarded in recognition of outstanding scientific achievements, breakthroughs or discoveries in the following disciplines: Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Jewish Studies and Humanities. We are…

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