press releases

CCJ Unveils New Interactive Resource on Key Criminal Justice Trends

September 13, 2023

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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Alternatives to Prosecution and Incarceration for Justice-Involved Veterans: A Model Policy Framework

September 6, 2023

Veterans encountering the criminal justice system confront a patchwork of interventions designed to help them, but many fall through the cracks. This policy roadmap encourages jurisdictions to expand alternatives to prosecution and incarceration for veterans and allow those whose cases are diverted to pursue record expungement.

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New CCJ Analysis Estimates First Step Act Releases Have Lower Recidivism Rates, Arrests

August 21, 2023

People released under the First Step Act (FSA) are estimated to have lower recidivism rates and fewer arrests than similarly situated people released from federal prison prior to the Act’s implementation, according to a new analysis released today by the Council on Criminal Justice.

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