COVID-19 Reforms for Jails Maintained Public Safety
June 22, 2021 | Grantee Publications | Criminal Justice
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A MacArthur-supported report found that measures to reduce jail incarceration in response to COVID-19 risks continued to keep communities safe. The report shows that jail populations declined dramatically thanks to reforms while crime and arrests also declined. These results show that efforts to reduce jail populations is not at odds with community safety.

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