This report reviews racial disparities in health and criminal justice outcomes and explores, as well as possible, how those same disparities have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Johns Hopkins researchers summarize the current state and future projections of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US and detail the impact that the pandemic has already had on the criminal justice system.
In its first set of recommendations, the Commission provides a set of 33 action steps for practitioners in law enforcement, courts, corrections, and community-based organizations.
Two researchers evaluating crime trends in 27 American cities during the pandemic and social unrest over police violence presented new findings through August 2020 in a report for the Commission.
A report by researchers with the NYU Public Safety Lab, based on data from 375 jails across 39 states, examined changes in jail populations, their composition, and rebooking trends from Jan. 1 through late July.
Advancing knowledge about the impacts of COVID-19 on state and federal prisons, a report to the Commission examines rates of COVID-19 infection and mortality in correctional facilities and describes differences in such rates among states.
Two researchers briefed the Commission on their study exploring domestic violence calls for service to police.
Experts from the Urban Institute explore present and future financial challenges that have erupted due to COVID-19.
The first impact report submitted to the Commission examines the consequences of recent stay-at-home orders and mass protests for crime rates in major U.S. cities.