(June 2019) This report is the sixth in a series of reports and provides a recidivism analysis of federal firearms offenders.
— Read on www.ussc.gov/research/research-reports/recidivism-among-federal-firearms-offenders
Risk Assessment is a HOT BUTTON issue for the Criminal Justice System. Why is it broken now? Is it broken or is it working too good?
Drawing on a case study of more than 175,000 defendants in New York City, this report concludes concerns over risk assessments perpetuating racial disparities in pretrial decisions are real. However, at least in the New York City example, it finds a more targeted use of risk assessments could both significantly reduce pretrial detention and alleviate racial disparities. But realizing that potential requires jurisdictions to think “beyond the algorithm”—what do they want to use a risk assessment for?
— Read on www.courtinnovation.org/publications/beyond-algorithm
Report showing the number of people who are locked up in different types of facilities and why – 2019.
— Read on www.prisonpolicy.org/reports/pie2019.html
See more at Prisonpolicy.org
Integrated Health Care and Criminal Justice Data — Viewing the Intersection of Public Safety, Public Health, and Public Policy Through a New Lens: Lessons from Camden, New Jersey
April 5, 2018Authors: Anne Milgram, Jeffrey Brenner, Dawn Wiest, Virginia Bersch, and Aaron Truchil
— Read on www.hks.harvard.edu/centers/wiener/programs/criminaljustice/research-publications/executive-session-on-community-corrections/publications/integrated-health-care-and-criminal-justice-data
Grading Parole Release Systems.
Report grading the fairness and effectiveness of the parole release systems of all 50 states
— Read on www.prisonpolicy.org/reports/grading_parole.html