An evaluation from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice found that a Cure Violence program in New York reduced gun injuries by almost 40 percent… Continue reading Washington Post — REIMAGINE SAFETY
Center director, Jeffrey Butts, was interviewed for this story on Fox News, July 30, 2020. Continue reading Fox News — Alternative Policing: NYC Mayor De Blasio Funding “Violence Interrupters”
Jeffrey A. Butts and Jennifer Ortiz (2011). Teen courts — Do they work and why? New York State Bar Association Journal, 83(1): 18-21. Despite their popularity, there are many unanswered questions about the effectiveness of teen courts. The overall impression one gets from the evaluation literature is positive, but researchers have yet to identify exactly why teen courts work. Most important, studies have not yet investigated … Continue reading Teen Courts — Do They Work and Why?