The Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management is part of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. Founded in 1980, we are celebrating 40 years of research to promote sound policy and effective management in the administration of safety and justice.

From Funnels to Large-Scale Irrigation: Changing the Criminal Justice System Paradigm to Improve Public Health and Safety

In this final paper of the series New Thinking in Community CorrectionsTom Reed and John Chisholm, a public defender and a prosecutor, argue that criminal justice needs a "paradigm shift." 

2019-2020 Harvard Crime, Justice, and Violence Course Guide

Courses relevant to criminal justice policy and management are offered at Harvard Kennedy School as well as other Harvard schools. Download our 2019-2020 guide to Crime, Justice, and Violence courses at Harvard (updated 1/23/20 with newly-added courses).