The Public Safety Performance Project works with states to advance data-driven, fiscally sound policies and practices in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.
Explore news about the work our project is doing as well as media coverage about the issue of public safety.
In the July/August 2014 issue of Sheriff magazine, Sheriff Kevin Thom of Pennington County, South Dakota, speaks out in favor of sentencing and corrections reform. Read More
The new law will strengthen supervision and services; expand use of proven practices to reduce recidivism. Read More
More than 1 in 5 state inmates maxed out their prison terms and were released to their communities without any supervision in 2012, undermining efforts to reduce reoffending rates and improve public safety. Read More