The first presentation to the Vermont Justice Reinvestment II Working Group introduces the Justice Reinvestment process and examines criminal justice and behavioral health trends and challenges in Vermont.
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The final report outlines policy recommendations developed to strengthen supervision practices, reduce the number of probation and parole revocations to prison, and increase support for victims of crime.
The final report outlines policy recommendations developed in collaboration with Wyoming’s Joint Judiciary Committee that were reflected in a package of legislation signed into law in February 2019.
The fourth and final presentation to Oregon’s Behavioral Health Justice Reinvestment Steering Committee provides an overview of the project’s Medicaid and State Hospital analysis results from a criminal justice and health data match.
The second presentation to the New Mexico Justice Reinvestment Working Group summarizes findings and policy options related to reducing crime and supporting victims of crime, community supervision, and reincarceration rates.
The third presentation to Oregon’s Behavioral Health Justice Reinvestment Steering Committee helped guide discussion about building upon the project framework to improve individual and system outcomes for people cycling through Oregon’s criminal justice and health systems.
The second presentation to Oregon’s Behavioral Health Justice Reinvestment Steering Committee prompted discussion that enabled the committee to reach agreement on a project framework that will become the basis for subsequent resource and policy discussions.
The first presentation to the New Mexico Justice Reinvestment Working Group summarizes findings related to crime and victimization, behavioral health challenges that pertain to people in New Mexico’s criminal justice system, and probation policies and practices in the state.
After using a Justice Reinvestment approach, Rhode Island passed legislation that will modernize probation and parole policies and practices, create more opportunities for community-based treatment for people with substance addictions and mental illnesses, and expand benefits for victims of crime, among other measures. This publication presents a summary of the Justice Reinvestment process and legislation.
This overview outlines several criminal justice challenges in New Mexico, including high crime rates and overdose death rates, a growing prison population, and an increase in the reincarceration rate, and provides a summary of the stages of the Justice Reinvestment process.
- Oregon Justice Reinvestment Bill Dedicates $10.6M to Curb Jail Bookings of People with Behavioral Health Needs
- Massachusetts Set to Launch Behavioral Health Pilot to Reduce Risk of Recidivism
- New Analysis Shows How Parole and Probation Violations Significantly Impact States’ Prison Populations and Budgets
- U.S. House Appropriations Committee Approves Commerce-Justice-Science Funding Bill
- Pennsylvania Poised to Reform Probation and Parole
- Urban Institute - Justice Reinvestment Initiative State Assessment Report
- Urban Institute - The Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Experiences from the States
- The Pew Charitable Trusts - Leading on Public Safety: 4 Governors Share Lessons Learned from Sentencing and Corrections Reform
- The Pew Charitable Trust - States Cut Crime and Imprisonment (Infographic)
- US DOJ Bureau of Justice Statistics - Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 30 States in 2005