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Recently proposed legislation would expand the California Department of Justice’s data collection apparatus and propel justice system reform.
Newly proposed legislation would preserve access to in-person visitation, strengthen juvenile data collection, and involve law enforcement officers in diversion.
Data can tell a story. The absence of data and thoughtful analysis can do the same, by illustrating that the state is not adequately prioritizing juvenile justice.
The purpose of this preliminary analysis is to examine current crime, confinement, and population trends within a larger historical context to estimate the county’s future juvenile detention needs.
On Thursday, May 8, California’s Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) heard a series of presentations from its Juvenile Justice Standing Committee (JJSC) around data, education, and disproportionate minority contact or confinement in the juvenile justice system.
This analysis utilizes official statewide data sources to examine Fresno County’s state and local incarceration trends in comparison to the statewide average.
Today, the state Assembly Select Committee on Justice Reinvestment held a hearing on juvenile justice reform. The experts unanimously emphasized data collection and use in decision making.
Brian Goldstein, CJCJ's Policy Analyst, provides testimony to the Assembly Select Committee on Justice Reinvestment on March 18, 2014.
CJCJ's Policy Analyst, Brian Goldstein, discusses California's public policy priorities in 2014.
CJCJ's Policy Analyst, Brian Goldstein, discusses Byrne-JAG funding in California.
Executive Director Daniel Macallair discusses property crime in a post-Realignment era.
In a post-Realignment California, criminal and juvenile justice professionals and advocates require accessible data resources in order to develop state and local policies. Everyone agrees reliable data is necessary to examine the impact of Realignment on California.
California is the tech center of the world, filled with a richness of technical expertise and innovation. The state now needs political leadership to develop policy that leverages these elements to best serve all Californians.
CJCJ's Senior Research Fellow, Mike Males, is featured in the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange.
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Explore how California’s 58 counties send their residents to correctional institutions with interactive maps, charts, and downloadable data.
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