Latest CEBCP News & Announcements
CPP Call for Papers – CJ Response to Opioid Epidemic
Criminal Justice Responses to the Opioid EpidemicCall 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 justice…
CEBCP receives $1.48 million for improving mental health responses in public safety
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…
Hot off the Press: TC Magazine Fall 2021
The Fall 2021 issue of Translational Criminology Magazine is now available!
Allison Redlich, Senior Fellow of the CEBCP, elected Fellow of the APA
Dr. Allison Redlich, Senior Fellow of the CEBCP and professor of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University has been elected a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA). Read more about her accomplishments.
Lum and Koper’s Op-Ed on 911 calls for the Washington Post
“Shifting mental health calls away from police will not greatly affect their workload” by Cynthia Lum and Christopher Koper for the Washington Post
David Weisburd: Hot spots policing can reduce community violence
David Weisburd, Executive Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, discusses how hot spots policing can reduce community violence in a special feature by Greg Berman for The Crime Report.
Mitigating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice
The Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP) at George Mason University and the WestEd Justice & Prevention Research Center (JPRC) have joined forces to provide engaging online conversations that will use scientific evidence to explore this critical issue. Our first event discussed the evidence behind police training innovations in procedural justice, implicit bias, de-escalation, and community…
Wilson and Lum named ASC Fellows
David Wilson and Cynthia Lum have been named Fellows of the American Society of Criminology. Read more about this announcement here.
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