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 Maryland state leaders, the CSG Justice Center is working on several key criminal justice initiatives to increase public safety, including Stepping Up.
As local leaders seek funding for programs and initiatives that reduce criminal…Read More
We break down how governors across the country talked about criminal justice…Read More
The Baltimore County, Maryland, county executive recently released a report that provides…Read More
In a first step toward creating a national community of practice through…Read More
From Attorney General Eric Holder to former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a…Read More
How three counties have committed to improving their systems’ responses to “priority populations,” people who frequently and repeatedly…Read More
During COVID-19, telehealth has become an essential practice to connect people to services from jails.Read More
How three counties have committed to improving their systems’ responses to “priority populations,” people who frequently and repeatedly encounter law enforcement, jails, and emergency departments.Read More
State and local justice systems faced unprecedented challenges in 2020. We look back at our year of creating successes in the midst of hardship and building consensus despite conflict.Read More
This virtual Community of Practice focuses on positioning counties for success in Set, Measure, Achieve, the Stepping Up initiative’s latest call to action.Read More