This analysis provides a blueprint for how the country can drastically cut its prison population while still keeping crime rates near historic lows.
This report examines one of the nation’s least understood recent phenomena – the dramatic decline in crime nationwide over the past two decades.
This is an excellent infographic showing how reductions in incarceration lead to decreases in crime.
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.
This infographic is an excellent visual representation of the relationship between crime and incarceration.
This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.