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Community Supervision and Incarceration

A report from Prison Policy Initiative breaks down community supervision data by state and recommends priorities for reform. For 4.5 million adults in America, community supervision, such as parole or probation, is used as an ...
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Examining Prosecutor’s Perspectives and Priorities

Research surveys prosecutors to find their perspectives on defining success, setting office priorities, engaging with communities, using incarceration, and examining racial disparities.
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The Challenge of Criminal Justice Reform

Laurie Garduque, Director of Criminal Justice, reflects on progress made in reducing incarceration and the hard work ahead to make further gains.
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Incarcerated Women More Likely to Be in Jails

The Prison Policy Initiative released an update of its Women’s Whole Pie report that visually represents all the women incarcerated in the American criminal justice system.
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"America’s Other Family-Separation Crisis"

The New Yorker
Sarah Stillman, 2016 MacArthur Fellow
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Case Studies in Innovative Solutions to Reduce Jail Incarceration

The Urban Institute has developed a series of six case studies for the Safety and Justice Challenge as part of the resources for communities working to reduce jail incarceration.

Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Aisha Edwards

Aisha Edwards

Program Officer

Bria L. Gillum

Program Officer
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Patrick Griffin

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Quinn Hanzel

Quinn Hanzel

Grants Manager
Portrait of Mary McClanahan Thiel

Mary McClanahan Thiel

Team Coordinator
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Erica Twyman

Team Administrator
Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Senior Evaluation Officer
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