Symposium On Effects Of Broken Windows Policing In New York City

Posted Dec 5, 2014

Dr. Freda F. Solomon led off the first panel discussion yesterday at an all-day symposium at the Cardozo School of Law titled “The Underbelly of the Beast:  Misdemeanor Practice in the Era of Broken Windows and Saturation Policing.”  The symposium was organized by the Benjamin...  read more

CJA Releases New Annual Report on Juveniles

Posted Nov 20, 2014

Today CJA released the latest in our series of reports monitoring court activity for juveniles under the age of 16 arrested for serious offenses who are prosecuted in the adult court under New York’s Juvenile Offender (JO) Law.  The current report covers JO arrests during 2013. ...  read more

CJA Marijuana Research Cited by NY Times

Posted Nov 10, 2014

A feature article on changes affecting marijuana arrests that appeared in today’s New York Times cited a CJA study published earlier this year.   The article reported that the New York Police Department (NYPD) may cease making custodial arrests for low-level marijuana possession&...  read more

Recognition For 25 Years With CJA

Posted Oct 17, 2014

On October 7th the NYC Criminal Justice Agency honored employees who have served the Agency for 25 years or more at a catered luncheon at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.  The event was entitled “Celebrating Excellence in Pretrial Services and Serving the City of New York for Over 40 Years.”...  read more

New Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Project

Posted Oct 14, 2014

CJA will be participating in a Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention project in East New York, Brooklyn. With funding from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, a Domestic Violence High Risk Team will respond to the cases of DV victims who are in high-risk relationships. The High Risk Team brings together multiple agencies to provide a coordinated response to keep the victim safe and hold the offender accountable....  read more

Peter Kiers Awarded NAPSA Olgiati Award

Posted Sep 17, 2014

The National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies (NAPSA) awarded its 2014 Olgiati Award to CJA Director of Operations Peter Kiers at its national conference in Denver on September 8th.The Ennis J. Olgiati Award recognizes lifetime achievement in the field of pretrial services. This award...  read more

New Study Examines Credit Card Bail Experiment

Posted Sep 8, 2014  read more

CJA in China

Posted Jul 30, 2014

CJA Director of Operations, Peter Kiers, was invited by the U.S.–Asia Law Institute (USALI) of New York University School of Law to participate in two conferences in China last month that focused on defendant release and supervision.  The two-day conferences — one in Beijing and one...  read more