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CEBCP 2024 Symposium – Registration OPEN

Registration is now OPEN for 2024 CEBCP Symposium, to be held on June 20, 2024. The theme of the CEBCP 2024 Symposium will be “Hard Questions for Evidence-Based Crime Policy.” For more information and to register, go to https://cebcp.org/cebcp-symposium-2024/.

CPP Call for Papers for Special Issue on Gun Violence

SPECIAL ISSUE ON GUN VIOLENCECall for Papers for 2024 Special Issue forCriminology & Public PolicyDeadline: January 31, 2024 To mark the final issue of their term (Issue 4, 2024), the editors-in-chief of the American Society of Criminology’s flagship policy journal announce a special issue on gun violence. To address this severe and growing threat to…

CPP Call for Papers for Special Issue on Policing

CUTTING-EDGE RESEARCH ON POLICING PRACTICE AND POLICYCall for Papers for 2024 Special Issue forCriminology & Public PolicyDeadline: December 31, 2023 To mark the penultimate issue of their term (Issue 3, 2024), the editors-in-chief of the American Society of Criminology’s flagship policy journal Criminology & Public Policy announce a Call for Papers for a special issue on…

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Criminology, Law and Society

George Mason University’s Department of Criminology, Law and Society invites applicants for two full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to start in August 2024. For more information, see the advertisement here.

Former Members of 21st Century Task Force Release Renewed Call to Action

Former members of The Task Force on 21st Century Policing, convened by President Obama in 2014, have released a Renewed Call to Action with eight recommendations and action steps that focus on police accountability, transparency, culture, the development of national standards, and community policing. The former members were convened by Laurie Robinson (Senior Fellow and…

CEBCP and FCPD join forces for groundbreaking study on career trajectories of officers

April 18, 2023 / By Kristen Koehler, Colleen Kearney Rich(View the original post here) At a time when policing in the United States is facing major challenges, George Mason University’s Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy is beginning a first-of-its-kind multi-method longitudinal study of a cohort of police officers to understand how officers progress through their…

National survey results on the impacts of COVID on policing now published

A new study has been released by POLICE QUARTERLY: “The Supply and Demand Shifts in Policing at the Start of the Pandemic: A National Multi-Wave Survey of the Impacts of COVID-19 on American Law Enforcement” by Cynthia Lum, Carl Maupin, and Megan Stoltz. This study reflects a partnership between the CEBCP and the International Association…

NEW STUDY: Hot spots policing and procedural justice training

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)…

CPP Call for Papers – Cybercrime and Cybersecurity

Call for Papers on Cybercrime and Cybersecurity:A Research-Informed Policy Agenda to cybercrime research 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 security threat. According to the United Nations, cybercrime affects more than…