Show: The Imprint Weekly

“There Is No Juvenile Crime Wave…Period”

Criminologist Alex Piquero, who led the Bureau of Justice Statistics early in the Biden administration, joined us to discuss what the best available data shows about trends in youth crime before, during and after the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. We also discussed the media’s coverage of youth crime, and what Piquero’s research shows are the most effective ways to prevent and deter youth from committing crimes.

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Gov. Moore, Veto Maryland’s Juvenile Justice Reform Bill

America; You want decent public safety? Then pay for it.

‘Raise the Age’ repeal takes effect, meaning 17-year-olds will be charged as adults

National Incident-Based Reporting System

National Crime Victimization Survey

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