Two New Publications Now Available

Posted Dec 19, 2016

TWO NEW PUBLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLEPosted on Dec 19, 2016Today CJA released the latest reports in two of our regular series:  the CJA Annual Report and the Annual Report on the Adult Case Processing of Juvenile Offenders in New York City.   Both of these series provide valuable...  read more

New Pretrial Associates Join CJA

Posted Dec 1, 2016

On November 21st, fifteen new Pretrial Associate trainees successfully completed and graduated from CJA’s two-week orientation and training course.  Those graduates are Erika Astudillo, Jasmine Andolora, Jefferson Carrera, Jessica Jimenez, Jessica Tinjaca, Leslie Fernandez, Philane...  read more

CJA Supervisor Peter Boyke Honored

Posted Nov 3, 2016

Martin Luther King, Jr., once said, “Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.”  Longtime CJA employee Peter Boyke made his decision a long time ago and is now being acknowledged for his altruism and...  read more

CJA at the 2016 NAPSA Conference

Posted Sep 20, 2016

A delegation of 15 representatives from CJA, including Acting Executive Director and former two-term NAPSA President Peter Kiers, attended the National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies’ (NAPSA) 44th Annual Conference and Training Institute at the beautiful Snowbird Resort outside of...  read more

CJA Extends JO Recidivism Research

Posted Sep 16, 2016

CJA’s ongoing research on recidivism among Juvenile Offenders in New York City has been presented in a series of four reports published between 2005 and 2015.  A fifth study, released today, examines re-arrests after the disposition of the original JO case among a cohort of juveniles...  read more

CJA Seeks a New Executive Director

Posted Sep 7, 2016

CJA seeks an entrepreneurial thought leader with strong managerial, operational and analytic capacity to lead CJA at a time of historic criminal justice reform in the City. In partnership with the Board, the ED will lead the development of CJA's strategy, setting a research and policy agenda,...  read more

Acting Director Peter Kiers at Behavioral Health Diversion Forum

Posted Jun 16, 2016

On June 15th, Acting Executive Director Peter Kiers attended the New York County Behavioral Health Diversion Forum at John Jay College.  This two-day forum discussed issues related to building core competencies for delivering services to New Yorkers involved in the criminal justice system. ...  read more

Research Brief Highlights Big Changes In Marijuana Arrests

Posted May 19, 2016

CJA’s newest Research Brief presents highlights from recent research on marijuana arrests, showing that policy changes in New York City have had an enormous impact on arrest volume and case processing.   During the four-year study period (2012-2015), marijuana arrests fell by more...  read more