Videos

February 10, 2021
How One County Jail Maintains a 30% Population Drop

As county officials seek to create more social distancing in their jails, individual facilities have seen sharp population decreases since…

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November 23, 2020
COVID-19 Has Triggered Jail Population Drops—With One Exception

Jails across the U.S. are seeing reductions in their populations since the pandemic struck, yet local officials say the prevalence…

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November 2, 2020
Facing Budget Shortfall, Kansas Rep. Owens Says Criminal Justice Changes Could Be Solution

Like many states, Kansas is facing fiscal challenges as a result of the pandemic, including a $1.4 billion budget shortfall…

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November 2, 2020
A Career Prosecuting Violent Crimes Gives District Attorney Perspective on Drug-Related Offenses

As district attorney, Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett has been a vocal proponent of prioritizing prison space for people…

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October 26, 2020
Thaddeus Watts Has “Been Through the Storm.” Workforce Training Helped Him Weather It.

While incarcerated at Ellsworth Correctional Facility, Thaddeus Watts participated in the Private Industry program, which provides employment opportunities at more…

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September 9, 2020
School Discipline During COVID-19

Dr. Sarah Vinson, a child and adolescent psychiatrist based in Georgia, and Josh Weber, who leads juvenile justice initiatives at…

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August 24, 2020
How Telehealth Connects People to Treatment During COVID-19

As telehealth expands, communities across the country are looking for information on how best to facilitate connections to care for…

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June 15, 2020
Face to Face: Wyoming Gov. Gordon Visits Prison Mask-Making Operation

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon visits with men and women incarcerated in Wyoming who are producing cloth utility masks to help…

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