North Dakota Explores Expanding Alternatives to Incarceration and Behavioral Health Services for People in the Criminal Justice System

Psych., Drug Treatment Gaps Drive Wyoming’s Prison Problem

WyoFile By Andrew Graham Gaps in Wyoming’s mental health and substance abuse treatment systems are contributing to the state’s prison overcrowding problem say experts who participated in a criminal justice reform forum in Cheyenne last week. Drugs, alcohol and mental...
North Dakota Explores Expanding Alternatives to Incarceration and Behavioral Health Services for People in the Criminal Justice System

Day Long Public Safety Forum Underway at Mitchellville Prison

Radio Iowa By O. Kay Henderson Iowa Department of Corrections director Jerry Bartruff says the state is facing “new and, in some cases, daunting challenges” when it comes to public safety. “The rise of the opioid crisis, rising violent crimes and arrests in rural...
North Dakota Explores Expanding Alternatives to Incarceration and Behavioral Health Services for People in the Criminal Justice System

Lawmakers Prepare Criminal Justice Reforms for Next Governor

Associated Press New Mexico state lawmakers began setting a course Tuesday for criminal justice reform during at a daylong forum that explored strategies to reduce crime without putting more people in jail. Second-term Republican Gov. Susan Martinez leaves office at...