Article Archive

Original Justice Clearinghouse Articles

elderly person
8 days ago
How to Overcome Elder Abuse Barriers in Investigations and Prosecutions: an Interview with Paul Greenwood
We all will grow older. But that doesn't mean that as older people, we should become victims to elde […]
9 days ago
Competency Based Human Resourcing: An interview with Mark Hendershot
What can the Oscar-nominated 2011 movie Moneyball (yes, that movie - the one with Brad Pitt) teach y […]
11 days ago
Understanding Elder Abuse: An Interview with Julie Schoen
Experts say that as many as 5 million elderly people are abused on an annual basis, yet only 1 in 14 […]
Terrorism 9/11
13 days ago
Understanding the Jihadi Threat: An interview with Chris Gaubatz
Terrorism. It's a word that evokes a thousand memories with just one simple word. Memories of 9/1 […]
13 days ago
Decreasing Backlog to Meet the Needs of Law Enforcement: An Interview with Forensics Services Chief Pam Hofsass
It's great when your organization is in demand: when people see the importance and value your organi […]
13 days ago
Investigating and Prosecuting Drowning Deaths: an Interview with Hilary Weinberg and Kate Loudenslagel
  On Thursday, June 1, join webinar hosts Hilary Weinberg and Kate Loudenslagel of the Maric […]
13 days ago
Establishing Crime Gun Intelligence Programs: a discussion with Pete Gagliardi
Given the highly mobile nature of today’s population and the ready availability of technology tool […]
Suicide Prevention
17 days ago
Basic Suicide Prevention, Intervention & Postvention: An Interview with Amy Morgan
Asking for help isn't easy for many people - but it can be especially difficult for first responders […]
17 days ago
Establishing a Gun Crime Intelligence Program for your Region: A Discussion with Ron Nichols
Agencies dream of the resources seen on TV crime shows: the latest technology, gleaming, newly-built […]
Hot Car Deaths Parking Lot
18 days ago
Prosecuting & Investigating Hot Car Deaths: An Interview with Hilary Weinberg and Joshua Clark
It'll only be a few minutes. 15 at most? A warm day. You'll just be popping into the dry clean […]
Pulse Nightclub Shooting
20 days ago
Effective Crisis Leadership: An Interview with Jeff Fox
Leadership isn't easy.  While managing and leading during a routine day - the type of day where you […]
DanSun Art
20 days ago
Staying Strong in a Challenging Environment: An Interview with Amy Morgan
First responders and professionals in the justice/public safety see a lot -- and deal with a lot. Fi […]
suicide prevention
1 month ago
Providing Support to First Responders: An Interview with Karen Solomon of 1st Alliance
According to Badge of Life, a police suicide prevention program, 108 Law Enforcement Officers took t […]
Infographic 2106 Exonerations
1 month ago
Trends and Data in Exonerations: An Interview with Samuel Gross of the National Registry of Exonerations
No one wants to think about the possibility of an innocent person being wrongfully convicted. […]
Power Outages
1 month ago
Lights Out: Threats to the US Electric Grid and Implications to a Prolonged Blackout – An Interview with Tommy Waller
It’s often said that one of the surest ways to cause fear, calamity or concern is to disrupt the s […]
1 month ago
Solving Gun Crimes Infographic
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Ballistics Evidence
2 months ago
Making Gun Crime a Priority in Your Region: An Interview with Dr. Bill King
Solving gun crime isn’t as simple as what the public sees on TV. From CSI to Blue Bloods, solving […]
Police Use of Force
2 months ago
Use of Force and Officer Safety: An interview with Jeff Fox
No one becomes an officer wanting to use excessive force to detain or apprehend people. But in th […]
Confidential Informant
2 months ago
Confidential Informants: Courtroom Lessons Learned – An Interview with Jon Eliason
Using confidential informants can be fraught with challenges. Between guidelines and case law, prose […]
Newtown Shooting
2 months ago
Recovering from Mass Casualty Response/ Post Action Debriefing: An Interview with Amy Morgan
Working in law enforcement, while incredibly rewarding, can at times also be equally stressful. & […]
Gun Evidence
2 months ago
Solving Gun Crime: A Team Effort Can Be the Difference
Given the highly mobile nature of today’s population and the ready availability of technology tool […]
3 months ago
Identifying and Managing Security Threat Groups in Corrections Facilities: An Interview with Ben Griego
For many people, when the word, “gangs,” is mentioned, they think of groups of criminals in soci […]
3 months ago
Expanding the Understanding of the CyberThreat Environment: An Interview with Ben Spear
The numbers are just staggering. Cybersecurity is quickly becoming a top concern for every sector […]
National Center on Elder Abuse
3 months ago
Prosecuting Vulnerable and Elder Adult Abuse: An Interview with Hilary Weinberg and Jim Seeger
With better health care, diet and exercise, most Americans are living longer: on average  78 ye […]
Pretrial Confinement Jail
3 months ago
Creating a Culture of Pre-Trial Release in Arizona: An Interview with Tom O’Connell and Kathy Waters
Incarcerating people prior to trial is fraught with challenges. It can be a costly process – b […]
Grief Victim Strangulation
3 months ago
Investigation and Prosecution of Strangulation in Domestic Violence Cases: An Interview with Tarah White and Hilary Weinberg
The crime of strangulation hasn’t always been given its due.   The prevailing attit […]
Team Grant Writing
4 months ago
Grant Writing Made Easy: An interview with Pete Gagliardi and Karen Ziegler
Grant writing can be a successful mechanism for local agencies to get much needed funding for eq […]
Teen Sex Trafficking DMST
4 months ago
Protecting the Victims of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: An Interview with Eva Klain
  It’s an unthinkable, unspeakable crime that happens every day in cities large and small […]
Police talking to autistic child
4 months ago
Autism Awareness for Criminal Justice Professionals: An Interview with Trish Ieraci
In 2015, The ARC’s National Center on Criminal Justice & Disability Report said that 35% of in […]
Police Officer Training
4 months ago
Key Methods for Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Law Enforcement Training Programs: An Interview with Thom Dworak
  A critical function of a Law Enforcement Agency’s Field Training Organization (FTO) […]
5 months ago
Jihad as Terrorism: Islam, Religion, the Quran and the Meaning of Jihad
A Justice Clearinghouse Interview with Terrorism Expert, Dr. Jeff Fox  The World Trade Cen […]

News You Can Use

21 days ago
6 Strategies for Digital Transformation That Puts Citizens First
From A recent Adobe commissioned survey revealed that many citizens would rather have a […]
Police Body Cameras
21 days ago
Police Body Cameras Will Do More than Just Record You
From Fast Company:  A week after the 2015 shooting at Bataclan concert hall in France, the Milipol, […]
Rotunda at Oregon State Capital in Salem
21 days ago
One Lax State Can Make the Other 49 Vulnerable to Cyber Attack
From Route Fifty: Many foreign entities have the desire but only four countries have the capacity fo […]
21 days ago
The Vast, Secretive Database that Could Instantly ID You in a Crowd
From Fast “I wasn’t informed when my driver’s license was renewed my photograph w […]
21 days ago
The New, More Powerful Wave of Civilian Oversight of Police
From "In Oakland, Calif., police will soon answer to civilians newly entrusted with […]
21 days ago
The Cyberthreat to Government That’s Lurking in the Shadows
From "Michael Roling, Missouri’s chief information security officer (CISO), knew t […]
21 days ago
How the Feds Plan to Respond to a Hack on the Electric Grid
From Fast Company: "Experts have long warned that the nation’s power grid is potentially vuln […]
Annie Dookhan
21 days ago
20,000 Convicted Drug Offenders’ Cases Will Get Thrown Out Thanks To This Rogue Chemist
From Huffington Post:  "Some 20,000 convicted drug offenders in Massachusetts will likely have […]
Tyrone Werts
21 days ago
After 36 Years in Prison, This Philadelphian Has a Model for Criminal Justice Reform
From "While serving what was supposed to be a life sentence in prison, Tyrone Werts w […]
ICE Deports Immigrants
1 month ago
The Mythical Link Between Immigrants and High Crime Rates
From Governing: Donald Trump, the outspoken and disconcertingly blunt president, made the notion tha […]
Emotional Intelligence
1 month ago
Emotional Intelligence Has a Scary Dark Side, Says Science
From Inc.: Most of us pride ourselves on being emotionally intelligent (EQ), but a new study indicat […]
Body Camera
1 month ago
Facial-Recognition Tech Will Make Life a Perpetual Police Line Up for All
From Your privacy is about to be invaded a little more. But this time, it is for you […]
Independent Investigation
1 month ago
79% Want Police Misconduct Investigated by Independent Agencies
From The Cato Institute: 21% of Americans may not agree, but the majority of Americans support in […]
1 month ago
The ‘Ferguson Effect’ Is Having a Real Impact on Policing
From the New York Post: The 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, which resulted in the “ […]
Cyber Security
1 month ago
Executives Have More Faith in Cyber Defenses than the Cyber Staff
From Government officials and company executives speak more highly of their cybersecuri […]
Stockton Policing
1 month ago
How Stockton Is Using Predictive Policing to Thwart Violent Gun Crimes
From The exploration of evidence-based practices is working well for the police […]
Judicial Emergency
1 month ago
Southern Indiana U.S District Court to Borrow Judges from Wisconsin
From the Indy Star: There is an ongoing “judicial emergency” in the U.S. District Court in th […]
Big Data Cities
1 month ago
A Playbook for how Cities Should Share and Protect Data
From Finding the balance between the sharing and protection of information by cities […]
Bullet Proof Shield
1 month ago
This Bulletproof Shield Was Inspired by Japanese Origami
From Fast Typically bulletproof shields are flat, heavy, and unable to provide total […]
Police in Car
4 months ago
Automated policing within the surveillance state: Future of policing
From "Over the coming decades, new technologies will enable our police forces to see […]
What is a Smart City
4 months ago
Smarter, Better, Faster: Where Smart Cities Are Headed by 2020
From The article covers a wide-ranging discussion regarding the use of sensor […]
Student Studying
4 months ago
Thank Your Universities (Because They’re Filling the Smart Cities Talent Gap)
From the "Because a smart city's success depends so heavily on complex syste […]
Data Image 1s and 0s
4 months ago
Is Predictive Policing Right for Your Smart City?
From the Smart Cities Council: "Predictive policing, the process of using data and analytics to ant […]
Project Lifesaver
4 months ago
The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office in Alabama has obtained permission to operate its drone for search and rescue missions. (Selma Times Journal)
From The Selma Times Journal: "The Alzheimer's Outreach Group donated a drone to the Dallas County S […]
Data image 1s and 0s
4 months ago
How One City Plans to Get Smarter (and share how they did it with others)
From the Smart Cities Council: "It's the reality so many cities know all too well. Urban populations […]
4 months ago
Sacramento’s Real-Time Crime Center (and why you need one)
From the Smart Cities Council: "Pick a city — any city — and crime is likely at or near the […]
4 months ago
Sahuarita AZ police expect to use drones by December 2016
From the Arizona Daily Star: "The Sahuarita Police Department will be the first police agency in […]
4 months ago
Middlesex Sheriff’s Office in Pennsylvania Has Received Approval to Acquire a Drone (Southside Sentinel)
From The Southside Sentinel: "The drones, purchased with drug forfeiture funds, can be used for s […]
5 months ago
Meet the Man Who Reduced Chronic Homelessness in Utah by 91%
Lloyd Pendelton, director of Utah's Homeless Task Force, recently spoke at TedMed about his evoluti […]
5 months ago
Confidential Informant Article