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December 30, 2014

Smart criminal justice programs funded by Congress

In encouraging news for smart approaches to crime, Congress recently passed the 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which includes $26.7 billion to support United States Department of Justice programs, including the Second Chance Act, justice reinvestment and the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration. The Second Chance Act, enacted in 2008, authorizes […]
December 23, 2014

GEO Reentry-run centers opened in North Carolina

Two centers operated by GEO Reentry Services recently opened in Burke and Robeson counties, North Carolina, to provide probationers who commit technical violations with intensive reentry assistance in lieu of re-incarceration. The Confinement in Response to Violation Centers, located in Morganton and Lumberton, are repurposed state institutions that will have […]