Citizens Crime Commission of New York City

A non-partisan non-profit organization working to make criminal justice
and public safety policies and practices more effective through innovation,
research, and education.
August 13, 2017
Does Social Media Induce Violence Among Youth?
» read the International Business Times article

August 3, 2017
NYC murders, shooting down 17 percent; New record for less crime in the Big Apple
» read the amNY article
» read the El Diario article

July 26, 2017
A new program ensures on line threats to our children do not escalate into actual tragedy
» watch the MetroFocus video

July 26, 2017
More than 750,000 'Broken Windows' era warrants being tossed
» watch the NY1 video

July 24, 2017
The Trace: Gun Cases are Notoriously Hard to Make Stick New York Thinks It Has The Answer
» read The Trace article
» read about our Project Fast Track initiative

June 27, 2017
Calling Republicans' bluff on enforcing the gun laws we already have
» read the NY Daily News op-ed

Experiences of Grief and Trauma with Crew-Involved Youth (2017)

Grief and trauma are critical drivers of violence and play significant roles in why young people become involved in crews, how conflicts become seriously violent, and underlying reasons for engaging in retaliatory violence. In order to cope with trauma and complicated grief, crew-membership and violence emerge as ways to receive social support, emotional release, safety, and purpose. In order to ensure we are meeting youths' needs holistically and preventing violence in the long-term we must include these life experiences when developing programs and policies.
» read the report
» read more about E-Responder Program
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