Criminal Justice

Politics & Society Dispatches
Judith Valente March 18, 2017
In a five page “open letter,” Zachary Fardon traced problems in the city’s most troubled neighborhoods to neglect “rooted in ugly truths about power politics, race and racism.
Politics & Society News
A parish on the Mexico-Guatemala border is preparing for Central Americans seeking safety from the gang violence that is gripping El Salvador and Honduras.
Arts & Culture Books
Alex Mikulich February 09, 2017
Although nonviolent offenders get the most attention from reformers, they account for less than 20 percent of all prisoners.
Faith Dispatches
Wyatt Massey January 31, 2017
Mr. Torres's relentless years of ministering to gang members, drug addicts and the incarcerated is beginning to be recognized.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean Dettloff January 30, 2017
Police are now describing the shooting as a “lone wolf” event and report that they are not seeking other suspects.
Politics & Society
Judith Valente January 23, 2017
"You can change the training at the academy and retrain all of the current officers, but the biggest issue is changing the culture."