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Treatment

TECHBeat, December 2017

Date Published
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Report (Annual/Periodic), Program/Project Description, Instructional Material
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored

NIJ's Role Under the First Step Act

Date Published
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Program/Project Description, Legislation/Policy Description
Agencies
NIJ

State Responses to Mass Incarceration

June 2011

Researchers have devoted considerable attention to mass incarceration, specifically its magnitude, costs, and collateral consequences. In the face of economic constraints, strategies to reduce correctional populations while maintaining public safety are becoming a fiscal necessity. This panel will present strategies that states have undertaken to reduce incarceration rates while balancing taxpayer costs with ensuring public safety.