This publication sets forth 10 steps needed to transform the current juvenile justice system into one that both protects public safety and improves outcomes for the young people it serves.
These recommendations for the 116th Congress highlight six main areas where action can be taken to promote safe communities, ensure the welfare of children, and guarantee a fair and equitable justice system.
This publication shows how West Virginia overhauled its community supervision programs, equipped staff with new skills, and improved the process for making treatment and supervision decisions in order to meet its goal of reducing the number of juveniles in secure facilities by 16 percent by 2020.
The release of this report marks the one year anniversary of the People Achieving Change Together community in Massachusetts, providing an overview of the housing unit designed for young adults ages 18 to 24.
Readers will learn about model programs, anticipated outcomes, and how to address the needs of young people reentering their communities in areas such as housing, health, education, and employment.
This publication examines how states can build secure, comprehensive, integrated databases, and how they can transform those databases into data lakes that are then optimized for developing insights.
This policy brief describes key reforms from 2018 that were designed to reduce the scale of incarceration and lessen the impact of the collateral consequences of a felony conviction.
This report highlights that emerging adults are overrepresented in Illinois’ criminal justice system, primarily for nonviolent and minor offenses, and bear the brunt of the worst systemic racial disparities.
This bulletin examines findings from two OJJDP-funded research projects on factors that promote effective implementation of risk and needs assessment instruments in a juvenile justice setting.
This report examines the impact incarceration has on families and provides new estimates on the prevalence of family incarceration for parents, siblings, spouses, and children.