U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is now accepting applications for its FY2014 Visiting Fellows Program.
The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, the Juvenile Law Center, and the National League of Cities are now accepting applications for the 2014 Juvenile Diversion Certificate Program.
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) recently released the FY2014 solicitation for the Second Chance Act Two-phase Adult Reentry Demonstration Program.
The National Reentry Resource Center hosted this webinar for organizations responding to the Smart Supervision solicitation.
During this webinar, FY 2013 SRR Planning Grantees were provided information on how to successfully complete the planning process, including submission of the Planning and Implementation (P&I) Guide, and were positioned to competitively apply for implementation funding.
The practice of neighborhood-based supervision allows parole officers to interact closely with parolees within their social environment, as well as with community organizations and residents, providing them with insight into the parolees’ susceptibility to negative influences in the neighborhood.
Community corrections researchers and practitioners face many barriers when trying to implement evidence-based programs and practices in the field.
People involved with the criminal justice system experience high rates of communicable and chronic disease, as well as mental health and substance use disorders.
This glossary by the Community Oriented Correctional Health Services (COCHS) provides explanations and definitions of health care and correctional terms.
This brief from the National Institute of Corrections presents information and guidance for corrections and law enforcement on interacting with members of the population involved with the criminal justice system who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI).
This report by the Treatment Advocacy Center summarizes findings from a national survey of state and county corrections systems on mental illness treatment practices in prison and jail facilities.
This report from The Sentencing Project describes the continuing trend among states to close or to consider closing prison facilities. The brief discusses reforms in state sentencing practices in 2013, shifting dynamics of prison closures, opportunities for closures, and the [...]
This white paper from the Vera Institute of Justice provides guidance on how to perform justice-related cost-benefit analyses (CBAs).
Recent data from the Illinois Department of Human Services shows the Redeploy Illinois program saved $60 million in incarceration costs and diverted thousands of juveniles from prison with community-based services.
As part of a new initiative, President Obama plans to step up the number of nonviolent drug officers he considers for clemency.
The Justice Department is set to announce new rules this week that could mean reduced sentences for thousands of federal prisoners convicted of non-violent drug crimes.
Oregon prison officials say they’ve been on a push the past few years to increase the number of visits that prisoners get.
Housing an inmate in another county costs between $90 and $100 per day. Todd says he’s looking into other options to save money, including electronic monitoring bracelets for people who meet pre-trial release criteria.