Project Credits

Principal Investigator: Dr. Jessica Saunders, CSG Justice Center

Research: Mari Roberts, Dr. Jessica Saunders, Joshua Mallett, Jessica Gonzales-Bricker,
and Emily Rogers, CSG Justice Center

Advising: Marshall Clement and Shannon Moriarty, CSG Justice Center

Editing: Darby Baham, CSG Justice Center

Design: Michael Bierman

Public Affairs: Brenna Callahan and Shannon Moriarty, CSG Justice Center

Web Development: eleventy marketing group

Partners: Correctional Leaders Association

Funder: Arnold Ventures


About Arnold Ventures

Arnold Ventures is a philanthropy dedicated to tackling some of the most pressing problems in the U.S., specifically focusing on health care, education, criminal justice, and public finance.

About the CSG Justice Center

The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center is a national, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that combines the power of a membership association, representing state officials in all three branches of government, with policy and research expertise to develop strategies that increase public safety and strengthen communities.

About Correctional Leaders Association (CLA)

Formerly known as Association of State Correctional Administrators, CLA members are the correctional leaders of all U.S. state corrections agencies, Los Angeles County, the District of Columbia, New York City, Philadelphia, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, United States Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines and any United States territory, possession, and/or commonwealth.

© 2021 by The Council of State Governments Justice Center

Suggested Citation: “More Community, Less Confinement: A State-by-State Analysis on How Supervision Violations Impacted Prison Populations During the Pandemic,” The Council of State Governments Justice Center, September 2021.

This project was supported by Arnold Ventures and produced in partnership with the Correctional Leaders Association. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the Council of State Governments.