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The use of an objective classification system (OCS) is described.
The implementation of an effective offender reentry framework is explained.
Recommendations are given on how states "can improve reentry, reduce recidivism, and build or improve collaborations with community-based service p
Implementation of the Family Support Approach for Community Supervision is explained.
While this guide is written for police departments, sheriff’s offices should find it helpful for developing approaches to interacting with mentally
“This publication is designed for a wide-ranging audience of criminal justice stakeholders who have questions about pretrial risk assessment and it
Anyone needing to know what legal issues impact pretrial release or what supervision strategies will lead to more effective pretrial release practi
The process by which it was determined what knowledge, skills, and abilities jail leaders should have in order to be successful at their jobs is ex
“This document reviews ten truths about justice involved women-gleaned from the research over the last few decades -that must be recognized if we a
'The goal of this monograph is to inform criminal justice practitioners and state and local policy makers of: Promising and emerging practices in t
The crafting of performance measures and those for criminal justice information sharing are discussed.
“This white paper presents a shared framework for reducing recidivism and behavioral health problems among individuals under correctional control o
“The purpose of this document is to provide readers with a description of how statewide efforts can be organized and play a role in supporting SPRs
“These checklists can help familiarize state leaders with key issues related to recidivism reduction, and help them honestly evaluate strengths and
"Social media sites have become useful tools for the public and law enforcement entities, but criminals are also using these sites for wrongful pur
“The goal of this study was to learn the extent to which programs incorporate the components of restorative justice and provide an inventory of org
“These documents comprise the instrument that auditors will use to audit the U.S.
"Any economic study of a justice-related investment needs to use the right cost information in its calculations.
“Interest in using cost-benefit analysis (CBA) to help in criminal justice policymaking and planning has grown in recent years as state and local b
“This report was designed as a resource for the justice and health fields to: Identify the full range of beneficial information exchanges between t
“The PREA Resource Center (PRC) designed this PREA [Prison Rape Elimination Act] Essentials Page to guide professionals in their implementation of
“This brief summarizes the efforts of states involved in the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI), a program designed to identify and implement co
The authors “sought to document knowledge, attitudes, and practices among a national sample of U.S. criminal justice leaders.
“This is a guide for elected officials seeking to enhance existing or develop new pretrial justice practices in rural areas.
These guidelines were developed “to screen for risk of sexual victimization and for abusiveness, including questions to be asked of inmates, reside
“This feature of the PRC’s website seeks to support confinement facility and agency efforts toward PREA compliance by providing detailed informatio
The Colorado Pretrial Assessment Tool (CPAT) “is an empirically derived multi-jurisdiction pretrial risk assessment instrument for use in Colorado.
This brief explains how pretrial risk assessments can benefit the community by improving public safety and reducing costs.
“In this report, we [the authors] examine the evidence about the effectiveness of correctional education for incarcerated adults in the United Stat
“The Principles report outlines ten operating guidelines that define highly-successful system-level responses to address the needs of drug involved
“Developed by crime scene experts, this comprehensive, step-by-step guide leads law enforcement through the crucial, first phase of the justice pro
This web page provides information regarding the implementation of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) “youthful inmate” standard.
This is an excellent presentation for youth about the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).
If your pretrial agency is looking for solid empirical evidence about the effectiveness of unsecure bonds compared to secure bonds in safeguarding
“States across the country are increasingly seeking cost-effective and evidence-based strategies to enhance public safety and manage their correcti
Do you need a quick introduction to cost-benefit (CBA) analysis? Then this white paper is for you.
“This webinar discusses the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its implications for the criminal justice system.
This training program “is designed to address the requirements outlined in the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standard 115.34/.134/.234/.334 re
“The National Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards were released in 2012 to provide comprehensive guidance on the prevention, detection, an
This study examined the validity, reliability, equity, and cost of nine juvenile justice risk assessment instruments.
These standards were developed to "articulate a set of principles to guide agencies and jurisdictions in the development of local policy and practi
"As criminal justice practitioners, we need to understand that the issues facing women veterans in the justice system may be complex as a result of
This report is a great resource for those people looking for ideas on how to reduce statewide recidivism.
“These documents comprise the instrument that auditors will use to audit the U.S. Department of Justice's PREA Standards for Lockups.”
These documents comprise the instrument that auditors will use to audit the U.S.
"Law enforcement agencies will find the information contained in this document highly instructive as they seek to enhance their policies and proced
"The best way to help prevent a youth’s subsequent contact with the juvenile justice system is to prevent him or her from being involved with the s
"The New York City Department of Probation (DOP)-the second largest probation department in the country-is advancing a process to infuse evidence-b
"To understand to what extent states currently track recidivism data for youth involved in the juvenile justice system and use that information to