Comprehensive Bibliography

JohnJayREC Publications
All Essays, Reports, Articles, Books and Book Chapters by Current Staff and Former Staff, Students, and Other Affiliates During the Time of Their Affiliation

2021

Conceptualization, Implementation, and Management of the New York City Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety
Wogod Alawlaqi, Nicole Alexander, Rebecca Balletto, Justice Banks, Jeffrey Butts, Patricia Cobar, Edda Fransdottir, Jason Szkola, Kathy Tomberg, and Anthony Vega

Shooting Trends Vary Across Areas of New York City
Jeffrey A. Butts and Richard A. Espinobarros

Returning Home: A Descriptive Evaluation of Prepare in New York City
Kathleen A. Tomberg, Gina Moreno, Patricia Cobar, and Nicole Alexander

Shooting Surge Continuing to Slow Across New York City
Jeffrey A. Butts and Richard A. Espinobarros

Shooting Surge Beginning to Slow Across New York City
Jeffrey A. Butts and Richard A. Espinobarros

2020

Reducing Violence Without Police: A Review of Research Evidence
Charles Branas, Shani Buggs, Jeffrey A. Butts, Anna Harvey, Erin M. Kerrison, Tracey Meares, Andrew V. Papachristos, John Pfaff, Alex R. Piquero, Joseph Richardson Jr., Caterina Gouvis Roman, and Daniel Webster

Opinions and Perceptions of Residents in New York City Public Housing: More Findings from Household Surveys in MAP Communities and Non-MAP Communities
Gina Moreno, Jeffrey A. Butts, and Hans Erickson

Reducing Gun Violence in New York City
Jeffrey A. Butts and Sheyla A. Delgado

Reported Crime in MAP Communities Compared with Other NYC Areas
Jeffrey A. Butts, Sheyla A. Delgado, Richard A. Espinobarros, and Gina Moreno

Who Pays for Gun Violence? You Do
Edda S. Fransdottir and Jeffrey A. Butts

Easily Overstated: Estimating the Relationship Between State Justice Policy Environments and Falling Rates of Youth Confinement
Douglas N. Evans, Gina Moreno, Kevin T. Wolff, and Jeffrey A. Butts

2019

Opinions and Perceptions of Residents in New York City Public Housing
Sheyla A. Delgado, Jeffrey A. Butts, and Gina Moreno

Older Adults Responsible for Total Growth in Drug Arrests
Jeffrey A. Butts

Youth Still Leading Violent Crime Drop: 1988-2018
Jeffrey A. Butts

Assessing the Efficacy of Alternatives to Incarceration within Seven Federal Districts
Kevin T. Wolff, Laura M. Baber, Christine A. Dozier and Roberto Cordeiro

Risk Terrain Modeling: Seasonality and Predictive Validity
Jason Szkola, Eric L. Piza and Grant Drawve

It’s About Quality: Private Confinement Facilities in Juvenile Justice
Jeffrey A. Butts and John Pfaff

Public Safety Trends in MAP Communities and Matched Comparison Areas
Sheyla A. Delgado, Richard A. Espinobarros, Gina Moreno, and Jeffrey A. Butts

Going Back to College? Criminal Stigma in Higher Education Admissions in Northeastern U.S.
Douglas N. Evans, Jason Szkola and Victor St. John

Full Disclosure: Experimental Analysis of Female Online Dating on Parole
Douglas N. Evans

Measurement Plan and Analytic Strategies for Evaluating the Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety
Jeffrey A. Butts, John Roman, Angela Silletti, Anthony Vega, and Wogod Alawlaqi

2018

Mixed News About Youth Violence in Recent FBI Crime Data
Jeffrey A. Butts

The Effects of Neighborhood Context on Exposure to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Among Adolescents Involved in the Juvenile Justice System: Latent Classes and Contextual Effects
Kevin T. Wolff, Celina Cuevas, Jonathan Intravia, Michael T. Baglivio and Nathan Epps

Considering the Mediating Effects of Drug and Alcohol Use, Mental Health, and Their Co-Occurrence on the Adverse Childhood Experiences–Recidivism Relationship
Jessica M. Craig, Haley R. Zettler, Kevin T. Wolff and Michael T. Baglivio

Quasi-Experimental Comparison Design for Evaluating the Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety
Sheyla A. Delgado, Wogod Alawlaqi, Richard A. Espinobarros, Laila Alsabahi, Anjelica Camacho, and Jeffrey A. Butts

Institute for Innovation in Prosecution (IIP) Practitioner Learning Follow-up Assessment
Arlana Henry

Good Questions: Building Evaluation Evidence in a Competitive Policy Environment
Jeffrey A. Butts and John K. Roman

It’s Not About the Art; It’s About the Artist
Jeffrey A. Butts

Examining Housing Discrimination Across Race, Gender and Felony History
Douglas N. Evans, Kwan-Lamar Blount-Hill and Michelle Cubellis

Associations Between Mass Incarceration and Community Health in New York City
Rindcy E. Davis and Douglas N. Evans

Inside the Osborne Association’s Prepare Program
Victor St. John and Kathleen A. Tomberg

Gun Violence is not an “Urban” Problem
Jeffrey A. Butts

Critical Care: The Important Role of Hospital-Based Violence intervention Programs
Douglas N. Evans and Anthony Vega

Recidivism Reconsidered: Preserving the Community Justice Mission of Community Corrections
Jeffrey A. Butts and Vincent Schiraldi

Sex Offender Stigma: An Exploration of Vigilantism against Sex Offenders
Michelle Cubellis, Douglas N. Evans and Adam G. Fera

Positive Outcomes: Strategies for Assessing the Progress of Youth Involved in the Justice System
Jeffrey A. Butts, Emily Pelletier and Lila Kazemian

Education in Prison and the Self-Stigma:Empowerment Continuum
Douglas N. Evans, Emily Pelletier and Jason Szkola

2017

Quasi-experimental Designs for Community-level Public Health Violence Reduction Interventions: A Case Study in the Challenges of Selecting the Counterfactual
Caterina G. Roman, Hannah J. Klein and Kevin T. Wolff

Repairing Trust: Young Men in Neighborhoods with Cure Violence Programs Report Growing Confidence in Police
Jeffrey A. Butts and Sheyla A. Delgado

The Effects of Cure Violence in The South Bronx and East New York, Brooklyn
Sheyla A. Delgado, Laila Alsabahi, Kevin T. Wolff, Nicole Marie Alexander, Patricia A. Cobar, and Jeffrey A. Butts

Legitimacy in Decision Making: Increasing Voter Approval of Municipal Bonds
Kwan-Lamar Blount-Hill

Multiple Research Methods for Evidence Generation
Mike Maxfield, Yuchen Hou, Jeffrey A. Butts, Jennifer M. Pipitone, Latifa T. Fletcher and Bryce Peterson

Juveniles Lead Adults in Declining Rate of Drug Crime
Jeffrey A. Butts

Psychology of Space: Enhancing Legitimacy through Open, Transparent, and Inclusive Facilities for Police and the Public
Kwan-Lamar Blount-Hill, Victor St. John and Erik Ryan

Stop, Question, and Frisk in New York City: A Study of Public Opinions
Douglas N. Evans and Cynthia-Lee Williams

The Mobility of Youth in the Justice System: Implications for Recidivism
Kevin T. Wolff, Michael T. Baglivio, Jonathan Intravia, Mark A. Greenwald and Nathan Epps

Young Men in Neighborhoods with Cure Violence Programs Adopt Attitudes Less Supportive of Violence
Sheyla A. Delgado, Laila Alsabahi, and Jeffrey A. Butts

Savings Rate: How Wraparound Advocacy May Reduce the Consequences and Costs of State Commitment for Justice-Involved Youth
Douglas N. Evans, Megan O’Toole and Jeffrey A. Butts

Local Measures: The Need for Neighborhood-Level Data in Youth Violence Prevention Initiatives
Jeffrey A. Butts and Alana M. Henninger

2016

Predicting Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Importance of Neighborhood Context in Youth Trauma Among Delinquent Youth
Michael T. Baglivio, Kevin T. Wolff, Nathan Epps and Randy Nelson

Street by Street: Cross-Site Evaluation of the OJJDP Community-Based Violence Prevention Demonstration Program
Jeffrey A. Butts and Kathleen A. Tomberg

Racial Disparities Persist in Juvenile Court Placements
Jeffrey A. Butts

Violent Attitudes and Antisocial Behavior among a College Sample
Jonathan Intravia, Kevin T. Wolff, Benjamin R. Gibbs and Alex R. Piquero

Disproportionality in Psychiatric Diagnoses and Treament in a Sample of Serious Juvenile Offenders
Michael T. Baglivio, Kevin T. Wolff, Alex R. Piquero, Mark A. Greenwald and Nathan Epps

Total Youth Arrests for Violent Crime Still Falling Nationwide
Jeffrey A. Butts

Juvenile Animal Cruelty and Firesetting Behaviour
Michael T. Baglivio, Kevin T. Wolff, Matt DeLisi, Michael G. Vaughn and Alex R. Piquero

Critical Diversion — Policy Essay
Jeffrey A. Butts

The U.S. Juvenile Justice Policy Landscape
Janeen Buck Willison, Daniel P. Mears and Jeffrey A. Butts

Risk Assessment Trajectories of Youth During Juvenile Justice Residential Placement: Examining Risk, Promotive, and “Buffer” Scores
Michael T. Baglivio, Kevin T. Wolff, Alex R. Piquero, James C. Howell and Mark A. Greenwald

Renting Apartments to Felons: Variations in Real Estate Agent Decisions due to Stigma
Terry Furst and Douglas N. Evans

Reclaiming Futures and Organizing Justice for Drug-Using Youth
Jeffrey A. Butts, Kathleen A. Tomberg, Jennifer Peirce, Douglas N. Evans, and Angela Irvine

Durable Collaborations: The National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention
Kathleen A. Tomberg and Jeffrey A. Butts

What Are the Most Important Studies of Desistance and What Are the Future Research Needs?
Lila Kazemian

Jailhouse Blues: Nicaragua’s Take on Prison Reform
Jennifer Peirce

Adverse Childhood Experiences, Negative Emotionality, and Pathways to Juvenile Recidivism
Kevin T. Wolff and Michael T. Baglivio

Do Social Bonds Buffer the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Reoffending?
Jessica M. Craig, Michael T. Baglivio, Kevin T. Wolff, Alex R. Piquero and Nathan Epps

he Relationship Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Recidivism in a Sample of Juvenile Offenders in Community-Based Treatment
Kevin T. Wolff, Michael T. Baglivio and Alex R. Piquero

Effortful Control, Negative Emotionality, and Juvenile Recidivism: An Empirical Test of DeLisi and Vaughn’s Temperament-based Theory of Antisocial Behavior
Michael T. Baglivio, Kevin T. Wolff, Matt DeLisi, Michael G. Vaughn and Alex R. Piquero

The Triple Crown of Antisocial Behavior: Effortful Control, Negative Emotionality, and Community Disadvantage
Kevin T. Wolff, Michael T. Baglivio, Alex R. Piquero, Michael G. Vaughn and Matt DeLisi

Emerging Techologies and the Need for Evaluation
Jason Tashea

Characteristics and Risk Factors of Chinese Immigrant Intimate Partner Violence Victims in New York City and the Role of Supportive Social Networks
Chunrye Kim and Hung-En Sung

2015

Stargate Theatre Company: Engaging Justice-Involved Youth in Creativity and Growth
Jeffrey A. Butts and Martha Wade Steketee

Situational Crime Prevention and Worldwide Piracy: A Cross-continent Analysis
Jon M. Shane, Eric L. Piza and Marissa Mandala

Surveillance Without Protection: Policing Undocumented Migrant Workers in an American Suburb
Hung-En Sung, Sheyla Delgado, D. Peña and A. Paladino

The Mis-synchronization of Juvenile Reform – Competing Constructions of Temporality and Risk Among Rehabilitation Programs and Young Offenders
Valli Rajah, Ronald Kramer and Hung-En Sung

Straight Lives: The Balance between Human Dignity, Public Safety, and Desistance from Crime
Lila Kazemian

The Development of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior: Theory, Research and Practical Applications
Julien Morizot and Lila Kazemian (Editors)

Perceptions of Violence in Bedford-Stuyvesant (Brooklyn)
Sheyla A. Delgado, Jeffrey A. Butts, and Laila Alsabahi

Perceptions of Violence in Morrisania (The Bronx)
Sheyla A. Delgado, Jeffrey A. Butts, and Laila Alsabahi

Respondent-Driven Sampling: Evaluating the Effects of the Cure Violence Model with Neighborhood Surveys
Kwan Lamar Blount-Hill and Jeffrey A. Butts

New York City Gun Violence: 2004-2014
Sheyla Delgado, Kevin Wolff and Jeffrey A. Butts

The Effects of Acculturation on Intimate Partner Violence Among Chinese Immigrants in New York City
Chunrye Kim and Hung-En Sung

Investigating Differences in How the News Media Views Homosexuality Across Nations: An Analysis of the United States, South Africa, and Uganda
Amy Adamczyk, Chunrye Kim and Lauren Paradis

Conducting Prison Research in a Foreign Setting
Lila Kazemian

Racial Disparities in Juvenile Drug Arrests
Jeffrey A. Butts

Perceptions of Violence in The South Bronx
Jeffrey A. Butts, Sheyla A. Delgado, and Marissa Mandala

The Relationship between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and Juvenile Offending Trajectories in a Juvenile Offender Sample
Michael T. Baglivio, Michael T., Kevin T. Wolff, Alex R. Piquero and Nathan Epps

Perceptions of Violence: Surveying Young Males in New York City
Sheyla A. Delgado, Kwan-Lamar Blount-Hill, Marissa Mandala and Jeffrey A. Butts

Imperative for Inclusion of Long Termers and Lifers in Research and Policy
Lila Kazemian and Jeremy Travis

Perceptions of Violence in Harlem
Sheyla A. Delgado, Jeffrey A. Butts, and Marissa Mandala

Staying Connected: Keeping Justice-Involved Youth “Close to Home” in New York City
Jeffrey A. Butts, Laura Negredo and Evan Elkin

New York’s ‘Close to Home’ Initiative — Lessons Learned
Jeffrey A. Butts

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology
Michael G. Maxfield and Earl R. Babbie

New York’s ‘Close to Home’ Initiative — Did it Work?
Jeffrey A. Butts

Shooting Trends in New York City
Kevin Wolff, Sheyla Delgado and Evan Misshula

Effectiveness of The Cure Violence Model in New York City
Jeffrey A. Butts, Kevin T. Wolff, Evan Misshula, and Sheyla A. Delgado

Cure Violence: A Public Health Model to Reduce Gun Violence
Jeffrey A. Butts, Caterina Gouvis Roman, Lindsay Bostwick and Jeremy Porter

2014

Out-of-Home Placements Falling Among Younger Juveniles
Jeffrey A. Butts

Punishment Without End
Douglas N. Evans

Violent Youth Arrests Continue to Fall Nationwide
Jeffrey A. Butts

Criminal History and Landlord Rental Decisions: A New York Quasi-experimental Study
Douglas N. Evans and Jeremy R. Porter

An Exploration of Stigma in the Lives of Sex Offenders and Heroin Abusers
R. Terry Furst and Douglas N. Evans

The Debt Penalty: Exposing the Financial Barriers to Offender Reintegration
Douglas N. Evans

Gun Violence in New York City
Sheyla Delgado and Evan Misshula

YAP Assists Youth in Finding and Securing Employment
Douglas N. Evans and Sheyla Delgado

Youth Realize Educational Gains Following Their Participation in YAP
Douglas N. Evans and Sheyla Delgado

NYC-Cure Preliminary Survey Findings
REC Team

Putting the Freeze on Priming: The Role of Need for Cognitive Closure on the Prime-Norm Dynamic
Lile Jia, Edward R. Hirt and Douglas N. Evans

Changing Narrative Accounts: How Young Men Tell Different Stories When Arrested, Enduring Jail Time and Navigating Community Reentry
Valli Rajah, Ronald Kramer and Hung-En Sung

Compensating Victims of Crime
Douglas N. Evans

Gender Differences in the Determinants of Prison Rule Violations
Katarzyna Celinska and Hung-En Sung

YAP Helps to Keep Youth Out of Secure Facilities
Douglas N. Evans and Sheyla Delgado

YAP’s Approach to Wrap-Around Services Appears Intensive and Flexible
Douglas N. Evans and Sheyla Delgado

Most High Risk Youth Referred to YAP, Inc. Remain Arrest Free and in Their Communities During YAP Participation
Douglas N. Evans and Sheyla Delgado

Denormalizing Violence: Evaluation Framework for a Public Health Model of Violence Prevention
Jeffrey A. Butts with Lindsay Bostwick and Jeremy Porter

The Second American Crime Drop: Trends in Juvenile and Youth Violence
Jeffrey A. Butts and Douglas N. Evans

Ordinary Business: Impacts on Commercial and Residential Burglary
Sung-suk Violet Yu and Michael G. Maxfield

What do we Know About NYC’s Stop and Frisk Program? A Spatial and Statistical Analysis
Douglas N. Evans, Cynthia-Lee Maragh and Jeremy R. Porter

Line Drawing: Raising the Minimum Age of Criminal Court Jurisdiction in New York
Jeffrey A. Butts and John K. Roman

Evaluating Contemporary Crime Drop(s) in America, New York City, and Many Other Places
Eric P. Baumer and Kevin T. Wolff

History of Substance Abuse Treatment
Alana Henninger and Hung-En Sung

2013

Violent Youth Crime in U.S. Falls to New 32-Year Low
Jeffrey A. Butts

Crime Drop II – Young People are Leading the Newest Violent Crime Decline
Jeffrey A. Butts

Current Practice in the Juvenile Justice System
Jeffrey A. Butts and Simon Singer

Ready for Success: A Profile of YouthBuild Mentoring Participants
Kathleen A. Tomberg

NYC-Cure First Year Assessment Report 2013
Sheyla Delgado, Laura Negredo, Popy Begum, Michelle Cubellis, Alana Henninger, Douglas Evans, Kathy Tomberg and Jeffrey Butts

Psychopathy and Suicidal Behaviour in a Sample of Mentally Disordered Offenders
Laura Negredo, F. Melis and O. Herrero

Perceptions of the Victimization of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
Douglas N. Evans

Youth Development through Service: A Quality Assessment of the YouthBuild AmeriCorps Program
Kathleen A. Tomberg

Is the Decline in Juvenile Incarceration Due to Reform or Falling Crime Rates?
Jeffrey A. Butts

Does Law Matter? An Old Bail Law Confronts the New Penology
Lila Kazemian, Candace McCoy and Meghan Sacks

2012

Teaming Up for Safer Cities: A Report from the Implementation Assessment of the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention
Jeffrey A. Butts, Caterina Gouvis Roman, Kathleen A. Tomberg

Reducing the Risks and Consequences of Crime Victimization in Schools
Jeffrey A. Butts, Douglas N. Evans and Jocelyn Fontaine

Violent Youth Crime Plummets to a 30-Year Low
Jeffrey A. Butts

What’s the Evidence for Evidence-Based Practice?
Jeffrey A. Butts

Heroin Abuse and Collective Identity: Correlates and Consequences of Geographical Place
R. Terry Furst and Rebecca Balletto

Mail Survey in Social Research
Alana Henninger and Hung-En Sung

Homicide by Neighborhood: Mapping New York City’s Violent Crime Drop
Preeti Chauhan and Lauren Kois

Increasing Drug Arrests After 1980 had Disproportionate Effect on Women
Jeffrey A. Butts

Pushing Back the Frontiers of Knowledge on Desistance from Crime: Current and Future Directions
Lila Kazemian

Pioneers of Youth Justice Reform: Achieving System Change Using Resolution, Reinvestment, and Realignment Strategies
Douglas N. Evans

The French Prison System: Comparative Insights for Policy and Practice in New York and the United States
Lila Kazemian and Catrin Andersson

Less Serious Offenses Account for 90 Percent of The Growth in Juvenile Placements
Jeffrey A. Butts

Mental Health and Drug Disorders Less Common at Early Stages of Juvenile Justice
Jeffrey A. Butts

Violent Crime Rates Continue to Fall Among Juveniles and Young Adults
Jeffrey A. Butts

Interim Report 1: National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention
Jeffrey A. Butts, Kathleen Tomberg, Douglas Evans, Rhoda Ramdeen, Caterina Roman and Caitlin Taylor

Transfer of Juveniles to Criminal Court Is Not Correlated with Falling Youth Violence
Jeffrey A. Butts

Recent Increases in Drug Arrests Were for Possession, Not Sales
Jeffrey A. Butts

School Crime has Declined Sharply Since The 1990s
Jeffrey A. Butts

Could Focused Deterrence Strategies Reduce Drug-Related Violence in Mexico?
Douglas N. Evans

As Serious Juvenile Crime Declined, Police Made More Arrests for Less Serious Offenses
Jeffrey A. Butts

2011

Process Evaluation of the Chicago Juvenile Intervention and Support Center
Jeffrey A. Butts

Better Research for Better Policies
Jeffrey A. Butts and John K. Roman

Varieties of Juvenile Court: Nonspecialized Courts, Teen Courts, Drug Courts, and Mental Health Courts
Jeffrey A. Butts, John K. Roman and Jennifer Lynn-Whaley

Evaluating Systems Change in a Juvenile Justice Reform Initiative
John K. Roman, Jeffrey A. Butts and Caterina Roman

Resolution, Reinvestment, and Realignment: Three Strategies for Changing Juvenile Justice
Jeffrey A. Butts and Douglas N. Evans

The Bond Market and Public Safety
John Roman and Jeffrey A. Butts

Teen Courts — Do They Work and Why?
Jeffrey A. Butts and Jennifer Ortiz

The Transformation of Drug Markets and its Impact on HIV Outreach to Injection Drug Users in New York City, 1987-2008
R. Terry Furst, Ric Curtis and Rebecca Balletto

2010

Positive Youth Justice: Framing Justice Interventions Using the Concepts of Positive Youth Development
Jeffrey A. Butts, Gordon Bazemore and Aundra Saa Meroe

The U.S. Juvenile Justice Policy Landscape
Janeen B. Willison, Daniel P. Mears and Jeffrey A. Butts

Trends in American Youth Crime
Jeffrey A. Buttts and Daniel P. Mears

A Community Youth Development Approach to Gang Control Programs
Jeffrey A. Butts and Caterina Gouvis Roman

2005

National Center for the Advancement of Prevention (CAP): Final Report

2003

Manhattan Family Treatment Court Final Evaluation Report

1999

The Asphalt Green Girls Fitness Leadership Program Final Evaluation Report

The Bushwick Geographic Targeting Task Force Coalition Final Evaluation Report

1998

The Greater Jamaica Community Coalition Final Evaluation Report

Fountain for Youth Evaluation Summary

1997

Bridgeport Youth Firearms Violence Initiative Final Evaluation Report

1989

The Supervised Detention Program: A Pilot Program Evaluation for the New York City Department of Correction

1986

Bang the Gavel Slowly: Felony Case Processing in New York City’s Supreme Court