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“This brief summarizes the efforts of states involved in the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI), a program designed to identify and implement co
“States across the country are increasingly seeking cost-effective and evidence-based strategies to enhance public safety and manage their correcti
"Through no fault of their own, millions of children have been exposed to and affected by the criminal justice system by witnessing their parent be
Nearly three million children under the age of 18 have a parent in jail or prison, and millions more have experienced their parents being arrested.
"Roughly 2.2 million people are locked up in prison or jail; 7 million are under correctional control, which includes parole and probation; and mor
"The federal prison system is by far the nation’s single largest jailer, with a total of 205,795 inmates at the beginning of October 2015.
The objective of this document is to detail a set of practices that correctional administrators can implement to remove barriers that inhibit child