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Sustaining Systems Change: Findings from a Transition from Jail to Community Initiative Stakeholder Survey

Dec 2018

The TJC Initiative seeks to improve public safety and to enhance the success of individuals returning to the community from local jails through implementation of an innovative, evidence-informed transition models.

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NCCHC and the National Sheriffs’ Association present a resource to support jail administrators in providing effective treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder and helping to halt the opioid epidemic in the United States.

Nov 2018

NCCHC and the National Sheriffs’ Association present a resource to support jail administrators in providing effective treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder and helping to halt the opioid epidemic in the United States.

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Cooperative Agreement - Veteran Informed Care Training on Responsivity (VICTOR) – Phase II

Nov 2018

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 to pilot test the VICTOR curriculum in a regional training delivery

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Pilot sites for the Family Connections in Correctional Facilities Project

Nov 2018

Pilot sites for the Family Connections in Correctional Facilities Project 

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Cooperative Agreement - Thinking for a Change Facilitator Program

Sep 2018

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 for the THINKING FOR A CHANGE FACILITATOR PROGRAM. This program furthers NIC’s mission by building capacity of state and local correctional agencies to develop and establish effective inmate cognitive behavioral rehabilitation interventions and strategies.

Connecticut D.O.C. is Honored with the 2018 Norval Morris Award

Sep 2018

The National Institute of Corrections congratulates the Connecticut Department of Corrections on being awarded the Norval Morris Program on Corrections Innovation in 2018.

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50 State Report on Public Safety (2018)

Aug 2018

The 50-State Report on Public Safety is a web-based resource that combines data analyses with practical examples to help policymakers craft impactful strategies to address their state’s specific public safety challenges.

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People in Prison 2017

Jun 2018

This report from the Vera Institute of Justice provides information collected directly from states and the federal Bureau of Prisons to estimate the number of people in prison at the end of 2017.

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Evidence-Based Decision Making Framework

May 2018

This document “A Framework for Evidence-Based Decision Making in State and Local Criminal Justice Systems” defines the core principles and action strategies that criminal justice policymakers may employ to reduce the harm to communities caused by crime.

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