Law Enforcement Responses to People with Mental Illnesses: A Guide To Research-Informed Policy and Practice
This publication examines studies on law enforcement interactions with people with mental illnesses and translates the findings to help policymakers and practitioners develop safe and effective interventions. Supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, it reviews research on the scope and nature of the problem and on a range of law enforcement responses.
The new initiative will place data analysts in residence at state departments of corrections. The analysts will help…Read More
As the COVID-19 pandemic became more manageable in 2022, states across the country began to focus on other challenges, some of which were exacerbated by the pandemicRead More
The new initiative will place data analysts in residence at state departments of corrections. The analysts will help those agencies develop their data analysis capacity and increase the utility of data for decision-making while also building the corrections analyst workforce.Read More
Community leaders around the country have heralded the arrival of 988—the 3-digit code for people to reach the National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline—as an essential new resource to shift people in crisis toward appropriate care.Read More
When people return to their communities after incarceration, they often face multiple barriers that can make it challenging to find affordable and stable housing, including restrictive state and local policies and widespread stigma related to their incarceration.Read More