Lesley Reid

Lesley Reid

Lesley Reid is a Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Interim Dean of the School of Social Work, University of Alabama.

Study: Undocumented immigrants may actually make communities safer, not more dangerous

By: and - October 28, 2020

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Undocumented immigration does not increase the violent crime rate in U.S. metropolitan areas. In fact, it may reduce property crime rates. These are the key findings from our recently published article in the Journal of Crime and Justice, co-authored by Yulin […]