Category: Justice Reinvestment Task Force

Governor’s Task Force to Reform Corrections Is Short on Community Advocates

The St. Louis American By Chris King In the wake of a series of scandals in the Missouri Department of Corrections, Governor Eric Greitens signed an executive order forming a task force to reform Missouri’s corrections system. The 21-member task force will be comprised mostly of politicians (such as the governor and state legislators), appointed …

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Missouri Governor Forming Task Force on Prison Problems

St. Louis Post-Dispatch By Kurt Erickson JEFFERSON CITY • Gov. Eric Greitens issued an executive order late Thursday calling for the creation of a task force designed to clean up the state’s embattled prison system. Faced with problems ranging from a high recidivism rate for prisoners to the recent suicide of a resident of a state-run halfway …

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MO Governor Forms Task Force to Reform Corrections System

KFVS By Alycia Dobrinick MISSOURI (KFVS) – Missouri Governor Eric Greitens wants to fix the state’s corrections system. On Thursday, June 29, Greitens signed an executive order to form a task force that will “develop policies to improve public safety, reduce corrections spending, and reinvest savings in strategies that can decrease crime and reduce recidivism.” …

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