All crime

David Williams

March 5, 2013

David Williams revisits city’s infamous crimes

Students learn about Chicago by studying the city’s infamous crimes — and the trials that resulted.

Gary Slutkin

March 5, 2013

Cure Violence method shows results in NYC

A new report says a UIC anti-violence program’s approach reduced shootings in Crown Heights.

February 26, 2013

Police Beat

Criminal activity reported on and around campus by UIC Police, Feb. 18-24.

A scene from the documentary "The Interrupters"

February 14, 2013

Cure Violence model reduces shootings in NYC

New report says approach reduced shooting rate 6 percent in Crown Heights, while other areas rose.

Beth Richie

November 28, 2012

Analyzing ‘prison nation’ impact on black women

Black women in poor neighborhoods have faced increasing violence because public policy has focused on unconditional punishment, not prevention, according to a new book by public policy expert Beth Richie.

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September 5, 2012

Union vs city

“Here you have a union that’s decided to take on a very large city.”

September 4, 2012

Book Says Black Women Face More Violence Under ‘Prison Nation’

Black women in poor neighborhoods have faced increasing violence because public policy has focused on unconditional punishment, not prevention, according to a new book by a public policy expert at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

May 14, 2012

Chicago Police Cameras More Effective When Clustered, Study Says

Chicago’s network of police cameras is more effective at reducing crime in high-crime areas than in low-crime areas, according to a new study.

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