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 Wyoming state leaders, the CSG Justice Center is working on several key criminal justice initiatives to increase public safety, including Justice Reinvestment.
In 2019, more than half of all prison admissions in Wyoming were…Read More
Watch the video of Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon's visit with men and…Read More
The Wyoming state legislature recently passed a bill that will strengthen behavioral…Read More
In February, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signed a package of Justice Reinvestment…Read More
At the meeting, staff from the CSG Justice Center and Hawaii’s Crime…Read More
In recent weeks, Michigan, Oregon, and Wyoming became the latest states to…Read More
While crime and incarceration rates in New Hampshire are low, a large portion of the incarcerated population has…Read More
On November 3, 2022, the New Hampshire Governor’s Commission on Mental Illness and the Correction System met for…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
On November 3, 2022, the New Hampshire Governor’s Commission on Mental Illness and the Correction System met for the third time to review preliminary findings from the county jail data analysis conducted by CSG Justice Center staff.Read More
On December 29, 2022, President Joe Biden signed a $1.7 trillion omnibus spending package for Fiscal Year 2023. Among other administration priorities, the omnibus spending bill funds various state and local justice system grant programs within the U.S. Department of Justice.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