The Evidence Behind Pretrial: Enhancing the Use of Data-Driven Decision-Making will feature a high-level discussion with leading experts on what research says about pretrial detention, risk assessment, and the impact of decision-making on public safety, fairness, and cost-effectiveness. In addition, attendees will hear from two pretrial service agencies with experience implementing and using risk assessments to make data-driven decisions related to pretrial release and supervision.
Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA), the Department of Justice’s Access to Justice Initiative (ATJ) and the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA), Reframing Public Defense builds off of the 2013 Strengthening Public Defense: Understanding State and Federal Resources webinar.
With at least 95% of incarcerated citizens returning to the community and re-arrest rates in many states hovering above 50%; the importance of developing comprehensive reentry service models is critical to enhancing correctional outcomes, improving public safety and saving limited tax dollars. Workforce Development within Reentry: Enhancing Public Safety through Employment will highlight multiple strategies for building workforce development and job reediness into reentry service models.
Incident-based data reported by law enforcement capture numerous elements that can help uncover patterns about particular types of crime, crime victims, arrestees, and other factors. The knowledge provided from analyzing IBR data has contributed to strategic and operational changes in law enforcement agencies, the creation of more effective prevention programs, the establishment of educational programs for victims and advocacy groups, and changes in justice policy.
Please join us for March’s Final Fridays webinar, “Smart Strategies to Prioritize Resources & Public Safety: Prosecution Led Diversion & Deferred Prosecution Programs”, to be held on Friday, March 28th from 3:00-4:00 pm (EDT). Diverting or deferring prosecution of criminal offenders can be a smart strategy for prioritizing prosecution resources, improving public safety, and giving qualified candidates an important “second chance”. More and more prosecutors are developing a broader variety of such programs to fit the specialized needs of their offenders and their jurisdictions.
This National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) webinar will discuss various crime prevention and crime analysis strategies that have been and still are being used in crime prevention. Participants will be introduced to crime analysis as a means of predictive policing and also as a resourceful tool for the people of the community in identifying and addressing known crimes in targeted areas.
Reprising one of the most popular sessions from last year’s 8th National Community Prosecution Summit, Joy Repella, Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney and Patrice O’Neill, CEO & Executive Producer of the Oakland, CA based non-profit, Not in Our Town, present February’s Final Friday’s webinar, “Prosecuting Hate Crimes”.
This 90-minute webinar will introduce participants to the logistical issues that might arise pertaining to accessing facilities equipped for the long-term incarceration of tribal members adjudicated under the Enhanced Sentencing Authority provision of the Tribal Law and Order Act (TL0A). This webinar will:
Staying the course has produced results to ensure that crime victims whose offenders request to transfer under the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS) will be notified and have an opportunity to be heard.
In 2009 over 123 million people aged 12 or older required treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol abuse problem, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Of those needing treatment, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimates that only 11 percent received inpatient or outpatient addiction services.