Justice incorporates the juvenile and adult criminal justice system and policing. We also include our work on violence prevention here.
PRI Justice Publications & Projects:
A Review of the Literature on Structural Racism within the U.S. Criminal Justice System (2013): Summary: Report examining mass incarceration in the United States.
Service Learning Project (2014): Summary:
Service learning project with UNO’s School of Public Administration, resulting in published literature reviews on: (1) Community Violence as a Public Health Issue; and (2) Community Engagement in K-12 Education: What Works?
Testimony to Douglas County Board of Commissioner (2014):
Testimony in critical support of a project to devote some $700 K to engage in strategic planning to overhaul the County’s juvenile justice system.
Other Justice Publications & Projects:
Anatomy Of Traffic Stops by Tristan Bonn:
28 page report on Omaha Police Traffic Stops written in 2006 by the Public Safety Auditor.
Omaha Gang Assessment by Pete Simi and Dennis Hoffman:
145 page report on the Omaha Police Gang Unit in 2012 by two professors in the UNO Criminal Justice Department.