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October 30, 2018

CSG Justice Center releases national public safety report

The Council of State Governments Justice Center has published a new 50-State Report on Public Safety using the most recent crime and arrest data from 2017. The report aims to help officials in all 50 states effectively address their specific public safety challenges by compiling relevant data from reputable sources […]
October 23, 2018

Louisiana reinvests $8.5M savings into more criminal justice reform measures

Louisiana leaders announced savings of $12.2 million generated from the criminal justice reforms state legislators enacted last year, and now the state has earmarked $8.54 million of these savings for additional reforms, with the majority for programs and organizations designed to reduce recidivism. According to The Advocate, these savings will […]
October 16, 2018

Bail reform sweeps the nation, pretrial release services on rise

Bail reform is sweeping the nation, state by state, as correctional agencies look to change a money-based method for releasing pretrial defendants to the community while they await trial. The movement is fueled by the belief that bail is neither fair nor does it protect public safety. Proponents for reform […]
October 9, 2018

What is case management for reentry programs? GEO Reentry Services describes system

When probationers, parolees or pretrial service defendants are referred to community centers for reentry services, case management is a critical element for stabilizing the individual as they prepare for community integration. GEO Reentry’s reentry centers rely on a strong case management system that guides the participant through the program. This […]