Police Strategies Reduce Crime-New Study

Observations The focus of this study is proactive policing (self-initiated efforts to reduce crime) versus traditional tactics such as responding to calls and routine patrol. The data indicate that most proactive police efforts reduce crime in the short run. Author  Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. […]

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Why Do We Lie About Increasing Violence?

Observations It’s so obvious that violent crime is increasing that when I’m told otherwise, I get nauseous. Note: Crime reports for the United States for all of 2016 will be offered in September and October. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by […]

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Violent Crimes Are Not A Federal Priority

Observations Violent crime is not a major focus of federal law enforcement or prosecution. A small percentage of federal crimes are violent. It’s reasonable to conclude that it may be time for a new federal focus on violent crime. Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. […]

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Noncitizens, Immigrants and Crime

Observations With 65,000 non-citizens incarcerated (it was 103,000 in 2012) and 178,000 undocumented immigrants deported last year who were convicted criminals, crime and illegal immigration are connected. The Department of Homeland Security has estimated that 1.9 million noncitizens have been convicted of criminal offenses and could be deported. The unanswered question is the degree of […]

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What is Jeff Sessions’ Project Exile? Is it Effective?

Observations Is Project Exile Donald Trump’s and Jeff Sessions’ primary anti-violence effort? Launched in 1997 by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, homicides in Richmond exhibited a 22 percent yearly decline, compared with the average reduction of about 10 percent per year for other large U.S. cities. Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for […]

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President Trump, Your Base Wants Marijuana Legalized

Subtitles Trump, Jeff Sessions, Marijuana and Crime in America Mr. President, your base wants legal pot. They also want the government out of their lives. Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Former Director […]

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Economic Criminology-Trump’s Crime Address To Congress

Observations An examination of Trump’s speech to Congress focusing on crime and justice issues. For those insisting that violent crime is not increasing, you risk being left behind in a national conversation. The rest of us have moved on to solutions. Trump understands that violent crime profoundly affects everything, including the economy and jobs. But […]

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The President’s Office of Peace Officer Service

Subtitles  The President and Police Officer Deaths To police officers and others in the system, it means that their work is worthy of respect.  Author By Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of supervising public affairs for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Former […]

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From a PR and Constitutional Perspective, The Director of the FBI Had No Choice

Subtitles Comey will resign or be asked to resign immediately after the election. Author By Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of public affairs for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Former Director of Information Management for the National Crime Prevention Council. Graduate-Johns Hopkins […]

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Attorney General Endorses Crime Control Programs: Research Cited by Crime in America.Net

Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the Project Safe Neighborhoods annual conference in New Orleans on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 and endorsed three crime control strategies: Law enforcement through cooperative efforts between police, community and prosecutors to reduce violent crime, and the incarceration of high-risk offenders (Project Safe Neighborhoods) Crime prevention by addressing underlying social issues […]

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More than 1.5 million American children have fathers in prison: Crime News

Crime News: On December 15, 2009, the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and Attorney General Eric Holder cohosted a Fatherhood Town Hall Meeting at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. The Town Hall session discussed the importance of fatherhood and focused on ways in which the criminal justice system can support the reentry […]

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60 percent of children surveyed were exposed to violence

OJJDP Bulletin Reports on Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has published “Children’s Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey.” More than 60 percent of the children surveyed were exposed to violence in the past year, either directly or indirectly. Nearly half of children and adolescents […]

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White House Conference on Gang Violence Prevention and Crime Control

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Attorney General Eric Holder at the White House Conference on Gang Violence Prevention and Crime Control Washington, D.C. Monday, August 24, 2009 Good morning. Thank you Tino Cuellar, Alan Hoffman, Cecilia Munoz, and Representative Scott for opening today’s conference. And I’d like to thank all of you who are […]

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Holder: Jail is not only crime solution

Holder: Jail is not only crime solution Chicago Tribune August 4, 2009 CHICAGO – — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, addressing the American Bar Association on Monday, called for getting not only tough but also “smart” on crime, saying that jail is not the entire answer when it comes to law enforcement. Noting that one […]

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How Police Departments Were Picked for New Federal Funding-2

From 7,272 Applications to 1,046 Awards: The CHRP Scoring and Capping Process When the application period for the COPS Hiring Recovery Program (CHRP) closed on April 14, 2009, more than 7,200 applications requesting more than $8 billion had been submitted. With $1 billion available, the COPS Office was faced with the task of establishing policies […]

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