The use of cost-effective evidence-based practices to reduce offender recidivism, crime rates, and costs is explained.
Arming the Courts with Research: 10 Evidence-Based Sentencing Initiatives to Control Crime and Reduce Costs
The Information Center is hosting our quarterly book club discussion on Thursday October 26 at 1 pm ET / 11 am MT
Please join us as we discuss the TED Talk - A Prosecutor's Vision for a Better Justice System - and explore Front-end Interventions in the criminal justice system.
Transforming Prisons, Restoring Lives: Final Recommendations of the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections
This report proposes reforms that could result in reducing the federal prison population by 60,000 people and saving over $5 billion.
This brief documents the strategies, events and conditions that created a major shift in how Ohio's youth in the juvenile justice system are treated.
This report explores Ohio’s evolution of deincarceration programs and discusses decision points that other states and localities should consider.
This paper describes the Healing Corrections Framework, which focuses on the nuts and bolts of the organizational cultures of jails and prisons.
This report explains how information sharing positively impacts justice reform by improving decisions, accountability and efficiency of services.
Results from key data and interviews provide recommendations for reducing offenders with behavioral health disorders cycling in and out of jail.
This brief covers Alabama's justice reinvestment initiative designed to reduce prison overcrowding and strengthen community-based supervision.
Justice Reinvestment in Kansas: Strengthening Probation Supervision and Promoting Successful Reentry
This brief covers Kansas' justice reinvestment initiative designed to strengthen community supervision and reentry and to target scarce resources.