These highlights cover federal resources available to community corrections and criminal justice agencies
Municipal Courts: An Effective Tool for Diverting People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders from the Criminal Justice System
This article explains how offenders with mental illness or substance abuse disorders making their first municipal court appearance can be diverted.
This video chronicles their journey so far in working to establish safe, fair, and effective pretrial justice in Colorado.
Community Corrections Collaborative Network: Safe and Smart Ways to Solve America's Correctional Challenges
The position paper, "Community Corrections Collaborative Network: Safe and Smart Ways To Solve America’s Correctional Challenges", finds that community corrections is a critical part of the public safety system that supervises individuals under the legal authority in the community to reduce crime and victimization.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Pretrial System: A "Front Door" to Health and Safety
This publication provides a general idea of what the ACA entails and explains how it can be used with pretrial detainees.
This is a great example of standards governing the accreditation of pretrial agencies.
This is a guide for elected officials seeking to enhance existing or develop new pretrial justice practices in rural areas