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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
High probation officer caseloads will be reduced in part by providing people who are sentenced to probation for first-time offenses with a behavioral incentive date (BID). If the person meets certain conditions, his or her probation will be terminated by the BID.
The first presentation to the Missouri State Justice Reinvestment Task Force introduces the justice reinvestment process and explains how it prioritizes public safety.
This publication outlines several criminal justice trends in Missouri, including an increase in violent crime; a rapidly growing female prison population; and prison admissions that are largely driven by recidivism, and summarizes the stages involved in utilizing a justice reinvestment approach to address these trends.
The final report of the CSG Justice Center outlines policy recommendations developed in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Justice Reinvestment Working Group to reduce release delays for people serving short sentences in state prison and focus state attention on improving county probation, among other things.
In North Dakota, a justice reinvestment approach resulted in sweeping changes to improve community-based treatment for people in the criminal justice system and to increase the number of treatment providers to serve this population. This publication presents a full summary of the justice reinvestment process and legislation.
This report from the Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) discusses the impact that the 2014 justice reinvestment legislation had on the state’s prison population and any associated cost savings.
This policy brief from the Sentencing Project describes key reforms from 2017 that were designed to reduce the scale of incarceration and lessen the impact of the collateral consequences of a felony conviction.
This report from The Pew Charitable Trusts explores how jails administer their health care programs and whether these programs further county public health and safety goals.
This online resource from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention contains information about evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs.
This infographic from The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Public Safety Performance Project analyzes data that examines the rate at which adjudicated youths were sent to out-of-home placement by juvenile courts.
This four-volume report from the Academy for Justice at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law covers dozens of topics within the areas of criminalization, policing, pretrial and trial processes, punishment, incarceration, and release.
This brief from the National Center for Juvenile Justice provides examples of how juvenile correctional administrators can use aggregate data to ensure that their facilities embrace evidence-based practices and are aligned with their rehabilitative missions.
This DVD-based training program from the National Institute of Corrections and the Community Corrections Collaborative Network is designed to highlight effective community reintegration practices that promote behavior change and recidivism reduction.
This report from The Pew Charitable Trusts examines spending trends in prison health care systems, including targeting high-risk populations such as those with substance use disorders and mental illnesses.
These interactive maps from the W. Haywood Burns Institute for Justice, Fairness & Equity present the most recent data on incarcerated youth by detention rates and rates for nonviolent offenses for youth of color and by disparity gaps in incarceration rates by race.