Corrections

California Arrests Study

The unprecedented study answers one question: to what extent do people on probation and parole contribute to crime, as measured by arrests?

Announcements

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Call for Nominations for Justice Innovation Awards

The Innovator of the Year award will honor an active NCJFCJ member who has inspired, sponsored, promoted, or led an innovation or accomplishment of national significance in juvenile justice, family law, and/or domestic violence.

U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance

Call for Applications to the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

The program is designed to increase public safety and improve access to effective treatment for people with mental disorders who are involved with the criminal justice system by facilitating collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, mental health treatment, and substance use systems.

WEBINARS

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Problem-Solving Clinic on Women’s Risk Needs Assessment

This webinar discussed the Women’s Risk Needs Assessment (WRNA), and provided participants the opportunity to discuss the benefits and challenges of WRNA, best practices for implementing gender-responsive assessments with or without other assessment tools, and resources and recommendations to help address challenges to using WRNA.

Publications

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Behavior Management of Justice-Involved Individuals

This report from the National Institute of Corrections and the Center for Effective Public Policy provides a policy and practice framework to support the development of effective behavior management systems that will increase the compliance and prosocial behavior of individuals involved with the justice system both during and following community supervision.

Connecticut Department of Correction

Connecticut Department of Correction Sex Offender Supervision Model

In response to significant concern over a lack of stable housing for individuals reentering the community after sexual offense convictions, the Connecticut Department of Correction created a comprehensive reentry model that addresses housing instability through state-contracted transitional housing.

RECENT HEADLINES

Jail Population Overlooked in Reform Efforts

In a system that is often overlooked by the public and misused by law enforcement, Blacks account for more than one-third (36 percent) of the jail population, according to a new report from the Vera Institute of Justice, a nonpartisan research and policy group.