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.
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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
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County leaders and local policymakers representing 50 jurisdictions in 37 states are…Read More
“Stepping Up was born out of conversations with community leaders, law enforcement officials, and behavioral health specialists, who…Read More
San Luis Obispo, California was awarded a Justice and Mental Health Collaboration (JMHCP) grant from the U.S.Read More
“Stepping Up was born out of conversations with community leaders, law enforcement officials, and behavioral health specialists, who told us that the number of people with mental illnesses coming into their jails was a top challenge for them,” said Megan Quattlebaum, director of the CSG Justice Center.Read More
San Luis Obispo, California was awarded a Justice and Mental Health…Read More