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Justice Reinvestment in Wyoming: Overview

This publication outlines criminal justice trends in Wyoming—including crime trends, increases in drug arrests, prison population growth and resulting costs, and revocations from probation or parole—and summarizes the stages involved in using a Justice Reinvestment approach to address criminal justice system challenges. Source: JusticeCenter

Justice Reinvestment in Wyoming: First Presentation

The first presentation to the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Committee introduces the Justice Reinvestment approach, provides high-level criminal justice system trends, and outlines a plan for future intensive data analysis, stakeholder engagement, and committee presentations.   Source: JusticeCenter

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Policy Framework

The final report of the CSG Justice Center outlines policy recommendations developed in collaboration with the Missouri Justice Reinvestment Task Force. Among other things, these policies aim to reduce violent crime, increase the availability and effectiveness of community-based treatment for substance addiction and mental illnesses for people in the criminal justice system, and reduce recidivism. …

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Justice Reinvestment in Ohio: Second Presentation

The second presentation to the Ohio Justice Reinvestment Committee highlights key takeaways from the 50-State Summit on Public Safety, presents findings from a law enforcement survey conducted by the Justice Center, and examines the behavioral health landscape in Ohio. Guest presenter Dr. Robin Engel provides information on effective policing strategies and recaps Ohio’s efforts in …

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Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Fifth Presentation

The fifth presentation to the Missouri State Justice Reinvestment Task Force focuses on findings and policy recommendations related to behavioral health challenges in Missouri that pertain to people in the state’s criminal justice system. The presentation also includes final policy options for the task force to consider and act upon. Source: JusticeCenter

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Fourth Presentation

The fourth presentation to the Missouri State Justice Reinvestment Task Force focuses on findings and policy proposals related to jail population trends, the pretrial system, and approaches to reducing crime and recidivism in Missouri. Source: JusticeCenter

Justice Reinvestment 2.0 in Ohio: Launch Presentation

The first presentation to the Ohio Justice Reinvestment Committee introduces the justice reinvestment process and highlights new challenges in Ohio related to violent crime and opioid use, as well as persistent issues related to probation supervision, sentencing, and prison costs. Source: JusticeCenter

Justice Reinvestment in Georgia: Strengthening Probation and Increasing Public Safety

In Georgia, a justice reinvestment approach led to changes that will strengthen probation. High probation officer caseloads will be reduced in part by providing people who are sentenced to probation for first-time offenses with a behavioral incentive date (BID). If the person meets certain conditions, his or her probation will be terminated by the BID. …

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Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: First Presentation

The first presentation to the Missouri State Justice Reinvestment Task Force introduces the justice reinvestment process and explains how it prioritizes public safety. The presentation also provides an overview of criminal justice trends in Missouri, including high incarceration rates, a growing prison population, high crime rates, increasing prison admissions, and significant behavioral health needs among …

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Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Overview

This publication outlines several criminal justice trends in Missouri, including an increase in violent crime; a rapidly growing female prison population; and prison admissions that are largely driven by recidivism, and summarizes the stages involved in utilizing a justice reinvestment approach to address these trends. At the request of Missouri’s governor, legislative leaders, chief justice, and other key …

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