This report summarizes comprehensive analyses of sentencing, corrections, and arrests data presented to the Washington State Justice Reinvestment Taskforce.
Presentation of strategies and policy options intended to help avert prison population growth and increase public safety, delivered to the Washington State Justice Reinvestment Taskforce at the Washington State Capitol on December 5, 2014.
The presentation includes how the state’s sentencing guidelines structure incapacitation; information on supervision and the sentencing alternatives currently in use in the state; and effective strategies to reduce a person’s risk of reoffending.
Presentation of analyses exploring the impact of past state-level criminal justice policy changes and Washington’s sentencing guidelines on the state’s prison population and public safety.
This presentation introduces the Council of State Governments Justice Center and the justice reinvestment process and provides an overview of criminal justice and sentencing trends in Washington.
This overview highlights recent criminal justice trends in Washington State that the Justice Reinvestment Taskforce will be exploring in coming months as part of the state’s justice reinvestment effort.