Pushing Toward Parity
Advancing our work on racial disparities, this comprehensive package assesses the impact of sentencing reforms on disparity trends in 12 states, examines imprisonment trends among female populations, and explores challenges in the measurement of Hispanic disparities.
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From Duty to Dignity: Supporting Service Members in Their Transition to Civilian Life
In its second set of recommendations, the Veterans Justice Commission says stronger support for service members transitioning from military to civilian life can reduce the number of veterans who land in the criminal justice system and improve other outcomes.
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DOJ Adopts CCJ Violence Reduction Framework
The new U.S. Justice Department Violent Crime Reduction Roadmap urges state and local governments to follow the 10 Essential Actions strategy developed by CCJ’s Violent Crime Working Group.
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How big is the footprint of the criminal justice system, and how has it changed over time?
This new resource is a one-stop shop tracing decades-long changes in crime and victimization, arrests, incarceration, and community supervision.
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