David Weisburd, Diestinguished Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society and executive director of the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, has been selected by the Cambridge University Police Executive Program as the winner of the 2022 Sir Robert Peel Medal for Outstanding Leadership in Evidence-Based Policing.
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to announce that George Mason University's Board of Visitors has named Allison Redlich and David Wilson, professors in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, University Professors.
"Ideally, we’d be able to put more officers where they’re needed most while minimizing unnecessary tensions between cops and the public. A new study from George Mason University criminologist David Weisburd and several coauthors suggests that 'procedural justice' training might be a way to achieve that."
A team of criminologists, including Cynthia Lum, Christopher Koper, and David Weisburd - faculty members in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society - argue against oversimplified considerations of place-based policing approaches.
The Center of Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP) at George Mason University and the Prince William County Police Department announced a partnership to enhance and expand the County's existing Co-Responder Program with Community Services. Through federal funding, this initiative will strengthen the County's ability to help residents who are experiencing a mental health crisis.
The Enslaved People of George Mason Memorial, the newest addition to Wilkins Plaza and the outcome of a pivotal interdisciplinary research project including CHSS students and faculty, was dedicated on April 4th as part of Mason's 50th Anniversary Celebration.
In a Yahoo! News piece on a study that links crime rates to states that are governed by Republicans, David Weisburd, distinguished professor and executive director of the Center for Evidence-Based Policy, cautions that causality is a complicated question.
In recent rankings of graduate programs in U.S. News & World Reports, Mason's Industrial-Organizational Psychology program and Department of Criminology, Law and Society received top-ten recognition, while other CHSS programs were in the top 100.