The Public Safety Performance Project works with states to advance data-driven, fiscally sound policies and practices in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.
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SAFE Justice Act Would Apply Lessons From State Reforms to Federal Sentencing and Corrections System
A bill introduced today by U.S. Representatives Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) and Bobby Scott (D-VA) would establish research-based, state-tested policies to comprehensively improve the federal sentencing and corrections system. Read More
WASHINGTON—Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed a comprehensive package of criminal justice legislation today, putting his state at the forefront of those advancing research-driven policies designed to protect public safety, hold offenders accountable, and control corrections costs. Read More