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The use of cost-effective evidence-based practices to reduce offender recidivism, crime rates, and costs is explained.
Anyone concerned with keeping ex-offenders out of prison or jail, be they correctional professionals or concerned community members, should read th
This database of significant sentencing and corrections legislation recently enacted by states can be searched by state, topic, keyword, year, or p
The responses of Harold W. Clarke, Justin Jones, Andrew A. Pallito, LaDonna H.
This study 'demonstrated that there is not always a discernible relationship between population and spend'ing shifts from one part of the system to
This article describes a innovative partnership between local and state agencies that can be used by other states to reduce costs associated with j
“During the past six years, Texas overhauled its juvenile corrections system, enacting a series of reforms that led to a significant reduction in t
“This report examines Pew’s findings on state prison health care spending and explores the factors driving costs higher.
“Using effective strategies to keep probationers and parolees crime- and drug-free and curb their revocation rates is among the most important issu
"Under the landmark 1976 Estelle v. Gamble decision, the U.S.
"Reducing recidivism is a key indicator of success for juvenile corrections agencies." This interactive map is an excellent resource for finding ou
This is an excellent infographic showing how reductions in incarceration lead to decreases in crime.
This brief examines the impact a mandatory reentry supervision program has on spending and public safety.
In order to ensure that limited jail and prison beds are maintained for high-risk offenders while lower-risk offenders are placed in more effective
This issue brief is an excellent overview of how voters in the United States feel about juvenile offenders.
"A growing body of research demonstrates that for many juvenile offenders, lengthy out-of-home placements in secure corrections or other residentia
"Under increasing pressure to demonstrate effectiveness and do more with less, many governments are expanding their use of evidence-based programs-
Issues surrounding the use of social media in U.S.