COVID-19 Assistance for the Justice Community
The ever-changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic requires policymakers and criminal justice practitioners to rapidly adapt their day-to-day operations to the situation at hand. While the pace and scale of the crisis can be overwhelming, the CSG Justice Center is committed more than ever to supporting its members—state and local officials working in all three branches of government in criminal and juvenile justice, behavioral health, housing, and labor.
In partnership with Kansas state leaders, the CSG Justice Center is working on several key criminal justice initiatives to increase public safety, including Stepping Up and Justice Reinvestment.
The Kansas legislature is considering recommendations that would help people recover from…Read More
Some states have started engaging landlords as partners to expand housing options…Read More
The Kansas legislature recently enacted a package of bipartisan criminal justice bills…Read More
Each year, roughly two million people with serious mental illnesses are admitted…Read More
Local leaders in Wichita wanted to find opportunities to strengthen supervision and…Read More
The new initiative will place data analysts in residence at state departments of corrections. The analysts will help…Read 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
On April 6, 2023, the New Hampshire Governor’s Advisory Commission on Mental Illness and the Corrections System met to review final data analysis and policy recommendations presented by staff from the CSG Justice Center as part of the state’s Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI).Read More