These latest research-backed policy proposals may surprise you.
Criminologists say bad economies create more crime; economists say the opposite. But recent data reveals neither explanation is right.
Crime was up in 2012, but it's not a sign darker days are coming.
Comparisons to car accidents or prescription drug overdoses offer little insight.
According to new data, gun deaths declined the fastest when the federal law was in place.
Social impact bonds infuse private capital into public-sector activities, helping build a better safety net while reducing the state’s burden.
We can reduce street crimes by making the gun owner responsible for whatever happens with the weapon, no matter who pulls the trigger.
The 1994 Assault Weapons Ban had important, positive effects that were just beginning to take root when it expired in 2004.
Integration is the best way to make our cities safer.
Homicide rates have fallen significantly in some places. Does economic development deserve the credit?