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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.

Hot Off the Press: TC Magazine Spring 2021

The Spring 2021 issue of Translational Criminology Magazine is now available! This issue features a special tribute to Professor Laurie O. Robinson upon her retirement from George Mason University. Read more about all of the special features below: WestEd-CEBCP 2021 Conversation Series: Mitigating Disparities in the Justice System BY ANTHONY PETROSINO, CYNTHIA LUM, AND ARENA C.…

Mason’s Criminology doctoral program ranked 10th in the U.S.

The Department of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University, which houses the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, has ranked 10th in doctoral programs in the United States, and #1 in Virginia. View the rankings here.

Podcast by Christy Visher on Re-Entry

CEBCP Advisory Board Member, Professor Christy Visher of the University of Delaware is featured on Professor David Harris’ podcast, Criminal (In)justice. In Episode #132, Professor Visher discusses what we know from research about re-entry, reflecting on her path-breaking study “Returning Home: Understanding the Challenges of Prisoner Reentry.”

CEBCP Director presents Mason’s Vision Series Lecture on Policing Reform

Watch George Mason University Provost Office Vision Series featuring CEBCP Director Cynthia Lum on GMU-TV

Mitigating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System

Join the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy and The WestEd Justice & Prevention Research Center for An Important Online Conversation The criminal justice system in the United States has grappled for many decades with racial and ethnic disparities in its outcomes. Findings from studies of juvenile justice, policing, pretrial and bail decisions, sentencing, and corrections…

Hot off the press: TC Magazine Fall 2020

The Fall 2020 issue of Translational Criminology Magazine is now available! Get new ideas about how research is being translated and implemented in practice and hear from practitioners about what is happening in criminal justice today. Access all issues of TC Magazine here. Translational Criminology Magazine, Issue 19 (Fall 2020) Contents: From the Directors Perspectives from the Field…