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. The overview summarizes the stages involved in utilizing a justice reinvestment approach to address these trends.

November 2017 | The Council of State Governments Justice Center
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