Category: National Criminal Justice Association

Feb 20

Call for Nominations: National Criminal Justice Association Outstanding Criminal Justice Programs Awards

The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) is seeking nominations for its annual Outstanding Criminal Justice Program Awards. These awards honor successful criminal justice programs that use promising practices to address important crime and justice issues in communities. Programs are evaluated using the following criteria: Does the program address an important criminal justice issue? Does the …

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Jan 28

Justice Success Story: How Illinois Cut Its Prison Population

The Crime Report By Edith Brady-Lunny and Ted Gest As states grapple with persistently high incarceration numbers, with more than two million people still in prisons and jails nationwide, the main focus has been on the back end of the justice system: reducing the time inmates stay behind bars. Some reformers are urging a similar focus …

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