TITLE

Increasing Public Safety And Reducing Spending: Applying a Justice Reinvestment Strategy in Texas and Kansas

AUTHOR(S)
Garland, Crystal
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Corrections Today;Dec2007, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article highlights the efforts in Texas and Kansas to contain the growing prison population. Both states were looking a large increases in prison population and they had a choice to build more prisons or to try some preventive measures to prevent crime. The states chose to focus on justice reinvestment where they enacted policies and developed programs that were aimed to help people on probation and parole to reduce the risk of re-offending.
ACCESSION #
28144794

 

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