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 Institute of Corrections

Solicitation for Employment Retention Specialist Training Curriculum

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is now accepting applications from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement that involves facilitating a focus group of subject matter experts specific to career theory, cognitive behavioral principles, motivational interviewing, and blended learning techniques and practices.

National Institute of Corrections

Solicitation to Produce Transition from Jails to Community Marketing DVD

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is now accepting applications from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement to produce a 45–60-minute, broadcast-quality DVD to provide information specific to the implementation of NIC’s Transition From Jails To Community (TJC) initiative.

WEBINARS

Publications

NE WG 1

First Presentation to Nebraska Justice Reinvestment Working Group

This presentation introduces the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center and the justice reinvestment process, provides an overview of criminal justice data trends in Nebraska, and discusses the guiding principles behind “what works” to reduce recidivism.

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Justice Reinvestment in Nebraska Overview

This overview highlights recent criminal justice trends in Nebraska that the Justice Reinvestment Working Group will be exploring in coming months as part of the state’s justice reinvestment effort.

RECENT HEADLINES

Supervision Program Keeps Juvenile Incarceration Rates Down

For years, local correctional facilities have been packed to the breaking point. Currently, there are about 2,600 children in Clark County’s juvenile justice system, but one program is helping lower the incarceration rate.

New Teen Custody Rules Would Widen Feds’ Oversight of Juvenile Justice

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is preparing to impose new requirements on states for confining juveniles suspected of crimes. The rules could require state and local officials to spend significantly more money at a time when federal aid for juvenile justice is declining.

New Law to Cut Counties’ Prison Health Care Costs

Counties across Tennessee spend millions of dollars every year on health care for prisoners, but a new state law passes some of those costs to the federal government.The General Assembly passed Public Chapter No. 926 earlier this year.