The Case for Procedural Justice:
Fairness as a Crime Prevention Tool

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Today's criminal justice leaders have a number of promising and evidence-based practices to draw upon when implementing new public safety efforts. CompStat and hot spot policing have revolutionized the way data is used in crime prevention.
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The Importance of Legitimacy in Hot Spots Policing

The lessons learned from the community policing movement of the 1980s and 1990s offer many important insights for the proper implementation of hot spots policing initiatives. Read More

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The Importance of Procedural Justice

The city of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has been very fortunate over the years. We are a friendly, family orientated community. The Sioux Falls Police Department has established a very good relationship with our citizens. Read More

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Procedural Justice: High Expectations

The concepts of community oriented policing have long been engrained in the culture of the King County Sheriff’s Office. Read More

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“That's not fair!”
Policing and perceptions of fairness

When looking at the internal issues of many organizations, however, you can usually find division among staff. This can be especially true when there is a perception of different treatment between classifications of employees. Read More


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Did You Know…?

Under section 29.1-521 of the Virginia Code, it is illegal to hunt or kill any animal, even a “nuisance” animal and even on private land, on Sundays....

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