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Justice Center Publications

Justice Reinvestment in Wyoming: Overview

Justice Reinvestment in Wyoming: Overview

This publication outlines criminal justice trends in Wyoming—including crime trends, increases in drug arrests, prison population growth and resulting costs, and revocations from probation or parole—and summarizes the stages involved in using a Justice Reinvestment approach to address criminal justice system challenges.

Strategies to Engage Employers in Conversations about Hiring Applicants with Criminal Records

Strategies to Engage Employers in Conversations about Hiring Applicants with Criminal Records

This tip sheet from the National Reentry Resource Center offers suggestions on how organizations and agencies that provide support to people who have criminal records—including parole and probation agencies, reentry service providers, and educational and occupational training programs—can engage employers in conversations about hiring people who have criminal records, which will help improve the employment outcomes of the people they serve.

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Policy Framework

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Policy Framework

The final report of the CSG Justice Center outlines policy recommendations developed in collaboration with the Missouri Justice Reinvestment Task Force. Among other things, these policies aim to reduce violent crime, increase the availability and effectiveness of community-based treatment for substance addiction and mental illnesses for people in the criminal justice system, and reduce recidivism.

Justice Reinvestment in Wyoming: First Presentation

Justice Reinvestment in Wyoming: First Presentation

The first presentation to the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Committee introduces the Justice Reinvestment approach, provides high-level criminal justice system trends, and outlines a plan for future intensive data analysis, stakeholder engagement, and committee presentations.

Justice Reinvestment in Ohio: Second Presentation

Justice Reinvestment in Ohio: Second Presentation

This presentation highlights key takeaways from the 50-State Summit on Public Safety, presents findings from a law enforcement survey conducted by the CSG Justice Center, and examines the behavioral health landscape in Ohio.

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Fifth Presentation

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Fifth Presentation

The fifth presentation to the Missouri State Justice Reinvestment Task Force focuses on findings and policy recommendations related to behavioral health challenges in Missouri that pertain to people in the state’s criminal justice system. The presentation also includes final policy options for the task force to consider and act upon.

Justice Reinvestment in Ohio: Overview

Justice Reinvestment in Ohio: Overview

This overview outlines several criminal justice challenges in Ohio, including increases in certain types of violent crime in some parts of the state; substance use issues driven by the opioid crisis, which are causing increases in prison admissions; a large probation population; high corrections spending; and a large prison population.

Justice Reinvestment 2.0 in Ohio: Launch Presentation

Justice Reinvestment 2.0 in Ohio: Launch Presentation

The first presentation to the Ohio Justice Reinvestment Committee introduces the justice reinvestment process and highlights new challenges in Ohio related to violent crime and opioid use, as well as persistent issues related to probation supervision, sentencing, and prison costs.

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Third Presentation

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Third Presentation

The third presentation to the Missouri State Justice Reinvestment Task Force focuses on findings and policy recommendations related to recidivism, violent crime and victimization, the female prison population, and the challenges law enforcement faces in Missouri.

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Second Presentation

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Second Presentation

The second presentation to the Missouri State Justice Reinvestment Task Force focuses on the findings and policy recommendations related to reentry in Missouri, including how people are prepared to leave prison, parole policies and practices, and probation and parole supervision practices in the community.

External Publications

Implications of the ACA Medicaid Expansion: A Look at the Data and Evidence

Implications of the ACA Medicaid Expansion: A Look at the Data and Evidence

This issue brief from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation examines data related to the Medicaid expansion included in the Affordable Care Act, including savings related to offsetting state costs in other areas, including those related to behavioral health services, crime, and the criminal justice system.

Returns on Investments in Recidivism-Reducing Programs

Returns on Investments in Recidivism-Reducing Programs

This policy brief from the White House’s Council of Economic Advisors discusses the economic costs of crime and the effectiveness of programs to reduce recidivism, focusing on programs delivered inside correctional facilities addressing three main areas: mental health, substance abuse, and education.

Correctional Populations In The United States, 2016

Correctional Populations In The United States, 2016

This publication from the Bureau of Justice Statistics presents statistics on people supervised by U.S. adult correctional systems at year-end 2016, including people supervised in the community on probation or parole and those incarcerated in state or federal prisons or local jails.

Corrections to College California: Don’t Stop Now

Corrections to College California: Don’t Stop Now

This publication from Corrections to College California highlights California’s successful efforts to build public higher education access for thousands of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated students, both in custody and on college campuses throughout the state.