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Youth Incarceration in the United States Infographic

This publication presents graphics regarding the number of incarcerated youth, disparities, and declines in violent offenses and incarceration rates.

How New York City Reduced Mass Incarceration: A Model for Change?

This report examines interconnections between crime, the correctional population, and controversial police practices.

Juvenile Justice Reform in Connecticut: How Collaboration and Commitment Have Improved Public Safety and Outcomes for Youth

This report draws lessons from Connecticut’s striking success in juvenile justice reform for other states and communities seeking similar progress.

Intelligent Justice: Balancing the Effects of Community Sentences and Custody

While this report addresses the problems with the impact of austerity on the prison system in the United Kingdom, it offers a valuable source of information on how to combat budget cuts in correctional spending.

Reinventing the Criminal Justice System--Justice Reinvestment

The program interviews Dr. Nancy G. La Vigne Director, Justice Policy Center, The Urban Institute regarding Justice Reinvestment.

Environmental Scan 2011

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

Context and Impact of Organizational Changes in State Corrections Agencies: A Study of Local Discourses and Practices in Kansas and Michigan

This report examines the impact of external and internal forces on corrections policy innovation despite challenges.

National Institute of Corrections Report to the Nation FY 2010

The success of the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) in meeting the needs of its constituents during 2010 is reviewed.

Corrections Budgets in Free Fall: Finding Opportunities in Turbulent Times [Satellite/Internet Broadcast held on April 15, 2009]

This 3-hour program provides an overview of opportunities that can help correctional organizations stay afloat in the current environment.

Comprehensive Framework for Paroling Authorities in an Era of Evidence-Based Practice

A framework that identifies the characteristics and competencies that paroling authorities must have to be effective in implementing evidence-based practices in the context of transition programs and services is presented.

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