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Going Green in Corrections: Saving $$ and Improving Offender Outcomes

Over the past decade, the corrections community’s perspective on sustainability-oriented practices has evolved to include tremendous cost savings via resource efficiency and measurable improvements in offender outcomes, as well as important partnerships between corrections facilities and programs and the communities they serve. Presenter Paul Sheldon, senior advisor at GreenPrisons.org will discuss examples of successful "green" programs and partnerships with federal, state, and local agencies, as well as academic, business, and non-profit partners.

Environmental Scan 2016

This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.

Environmental Scan 2015

This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.           

Correctional Populations In The United States, 2014

This report presents statistics on persons supervised by adult correctional systems in the United States in 2014, for state or federal prison or jail.

National Institute of Corrections Report to the Nation FY14

A collection of infographics present the activity of the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) over Fiscal Year 2014.

Justice Reinvestment in West Virginia: Analyses & Policy Options to Reduce Spending on Corrections & Reinvest in Strategies to Increase Public Safety

Efforts in West Virginia to develop a statewide policy framework that would reduce spending on corrections and would reinvest savings in strategies to increase public safety and reduce recidivism are described.

Environmental Scan 2014

This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.           

Ten Economic Facts about Crime and Incarceration in the United States

This policy memo provides a clear and concise explanation of the impacts of incarceration on communities in the United States.

CJ-TRAK Knowledge Translation Tool Suite

This website is provides several decision-support tools designed to facilitate knowledge translation for justice-involved youth.

Recalibrating Justice: A Review of 2013 State Sentencing and Corrections Trends

By providing concise summaries of representative legislation in each area, this report aims to be a practical guide for policymakers in other states and the federal government looking to enact similar changes in criminal justice policy.

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