The Public Safety Performance Project conducts and publishes groundbreaking research that sheds light on key criminal and juvenile corrections trends and highlights policies and practices that demonstrate better outcomes at less cost.
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July was the biggest month for prison reform in more than 20 years. Read More
Maryland lawmakers established the bipartisan, interbranch Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council in June 2015 to assess the state’s corrections system and find data-driven ways to improve public safety, hold offenders accountable, and control costs. Although Maryland’s crime and incarceration rates have declined over the past five years, its corrections spending has continued to... Read More