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 Montana state leaders, the CSG Justice Center is working on several key criminal justice initiatives to increase public safety, including Stepping Up, Face to Face, and Justice Reinvestment.
Montana's judicial branch is launching a data analysis of racial disparities in…Read More
Illinois and Montana are the latest in a number of states to…Read More
In 2017, states continued to adopt cost-effective and data-driven solutions to improve…Read More
In the spring of 2017, Montana Governor Steve Bullock signed a series…Read More
On October 12, 2022, the Iowa Oversight Committee on Justice Reinvestment met for the third and final time…Read More
The Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP), administered by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice…Read More
The Stepping Up partners have released a new resource, the Set, Measure, Achieve Progress Survey, for counties interested…Read More
On October 12, 2022, the Iowa Oversight Committee on Justice Reinvestment met for the third and final time to review the results and data-driven recommendations from a comprehensive supervision assessment.Read More
The Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP), administered by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance with technical assistance from the CSG Justice Center, facilitates collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, and mental health and substance use treatment systems to better serve people with mental illnesses and increase public safety.Read More
The Stepping Up partners have released a new resource, the Set, Measure, Achieve Progress Survey, for counties interested in tracking and sharing progress toward their goals for Set, Measure, Achieve, the Stepping Up initiative’s latest call to action.Read More
After launching a bipartisan, interbranch effort to improve domestic violence responses earlier this year, Rhode Island’s first meeting of the Governor’s Domestic Violence Executive Working Group occurred on October 24, 2022. CSG Justice Center staff presented findings from an analysis of community service responses to domestic violence.Read More
While crime and incarceration rates in New Hampshire are low, a large portion of the incarcerated population has an identified mental illness or substance use disorder, and behavioral health needs are a driver of jail incarceration and supervision revocations to prison.Read More