NIJ

September 16, 2014

NIJ release study on impact of ‘prison cycling’

The National Institute of Justice recently released a report on the impact of “prison cycling,”—the flow of inmates into and out of prison—on crime rates in communities. The report found that prison releases have a negligible impact on crime in general, but prison reentries increased crime in disadvantaged neighborhoods but […]
August 14, 2012

NIJ keynote features criminal justice expert Joan Petersilia

Joan Petersilia, Ph.D., has spent more than 25 years studying the performance of U.S. criminal justice agencies and has been instrumental in affecting sentencing and corrections reform in California.  She is the author of 11 books about crime and public policy, and her research on parole reform, prisoner reintegration and […]