This publication highlights California’s successful efforts to build public higher education access for thousands of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated students, both in custody and on college campuses throughout the state.
Don’t Stop Now: California leads the nation in using public higher education to address mass incarceration. Will we continue? (2018)
This report reviews the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy, education, substance abuse, mental illness and other treatment programs.
This report examines the structural intervention of providing one condom a week to inmates in the LA County Men’s Central Jail MSM unit.
This publication examines the challenges of relying on a monetary bail system and highlights existing solutions, such as pretrial services.
Assessment of the Potential Implementation of a Personal Video Recording Device Program in Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Custody Facilities
This study is about the use of body-worn cameras in correctional facilities.
Three states – New York, NewJersey, and California – have achieved prison population reductions in the range of 25%. They have also seen their crime rates generally decline at a faster pace than the national average.
Health Care Reform and County Criminal Justice Systems: An Introduction to Health Care Reform and the Opportunities and Challenges for County Criminal Justice Systems
This course provides an overview of how upcoming changes to California’s health care system will impact local criminal justice systems.
This fact sheet lists four available deliberate interventions that counties can employ to alleviate jail bed space and improve public safety outcomes.
The study examined existing reentry services, analyzed their strengths and weaknesses, and recommended changes that could increase the efficacy of interventions for the 160,000 people who pass through the L.A. County Jail annually.
This website provides access to copies of training manuals for courses provided by the California Board of State and Community Standards.