St. Petersburg-based think tank reports Pinellas averages four arrests per week for dangerous joyriding that threatens public safety. ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (October 28, 2019)—The teen auto theft epidemic in Pinellas County, which has killed 12 [...]
ST PETERSBURG, FL (August 19, 2019) — St. Petersburg and Orlando lead the state in juvenile auto theft arrests, which have been rampant in Florida in the past five years, reports The Caruthers Institute, a [...]
NEWS RELEASE / August 19, 2019 Juvenile justice study shows Alabama could reap enormous benefits and shrink its school-to-prison pipeline by adopting new approach to common youth misbehavior Study also reveals more black youth charged [...]
A new juvenile justice study shows that Alabama could have saved more than $52 million and arrested nearly 36,000 fewer children for minor offenses in 2012-16 by using Florida’s juvenile civil citation pre-arrest diversion approach. [...]
St. Petersburg, Florida has long been at the center of Pinellas County’s teen auto theft epidemic. But data shows the city has also been ground zero for the state over the past five years in [...]
St. Petersburg-based think tank and national public health research organization will outline potential solutions for reducing teen auto thefts while addressing root causes.
Florida’s third annual comprehensive study of alternatives to juvenile arrests for common youth misbehavior—called Stepping Up: Florida’s Top Juvenile Civil Citation Efforts 2017—shows three-quarters of all counties earned an F grade.
Study announces top 50 K-12 education foundations in the nation, revealing the impact that local communities make on public education. “Stepping Up: The Nation’s Top K-12 Education Foundations 2016” showed Six states – Florida, Texas, [...]