Interview with Akiva Liberman, The Urban Institute
This Crime File video presents a panel discussion of the biological causes and effects of drug addiction, with a focus on cocaine, and examines treatment principles and the characteristics of those most likely to benefit from treatment.
This Crime File video presents a description of the employee drug testing program of BE and K, a large international engineering and construction company headquartered in Birmingham, Ala.; followed by a panel discussion of the methodology, effectiveness, and ethics of such testing.
This Crime File video presents a portrayal of the Paint Creek Youth Center, a treatment program for serious juvenile offenders in Bainbridge, Ohio; followed by a panel discussion of the effectiveness of such programs and issues in their expanded use.
This Crime File video presents a segment that describes the National Guard's role in interdicting drugs at the border in El Paso, Tex.; followed by a panel discussion of the nature and effectiveness of the military's role in drug law enforcement.
This Crime File video presents the portrayal of the nature and activities of juvenile gangs in Los Angeles; followed by a panel discussion of gang involvement in drug trafficking, sociological explanations of gangs, and strategies for countering gangs.
This Crime File video presents overview of the nature and effects of some drug legalization in Holland; followed by an examination of arguments for and against drug legalization as presented by panelists Ethan Nadelmann, assistant professor at Princeton University, and Herbert Kleber, deputy director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
This Crime File video presents a segment that describes an organized neighborhood response to drug trafficking in Philadelphia; followed by a panel discussion of the effectiveness of this program and community drug control efforts in a section of Los Angeles.
In response to rising incarceration rates and prison overcrowding, Florida has developed the first statewide house arrest program. This 'Crime File' segment examines this program and its use of electronic monitoring devices.
In this Crime File video, James Q. Wilson moderates a panel of three (Jay Carver, Director of the D.C. Pretrial Services Program; Elizabeth Symmonds, attorney with the Capitol Area Affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union; and Dr. Eric Wish, a drug researcher)
In this Crime File video, James Q. Wilson moderates a panel of three (Mark Kleiman, Harvard University Research Fellow; Mark Moore, Harvard University Professor; and John Lawn, Administrator of the United States Drug Enforcement Agency), this team discusses Federal and local enforcement strategies against drug trafficking.
One of the series of videos from the 'Crime File' public affairs program, this video on neighborhood safety mainly uses a panel interview to describe, evaluate, and identify success factors for police-citizen crime prevention programs; programs considered include citizen patrol, block watch, police 'storefront' services, and police door-to-door contact with citizens.
One of the series of videotapes from the 'Crime File' public affairs program, this video on victims uses a panel interview and other interview segments in considering crime victims' needs and attitudes, victim compensation, victim impact statements, and measures for improving victim services.