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Cops out: City schools remove SROs, while county holds off
Cites JPI's work on School Resource Officers with our "Education Under Arrest" report.
Public Defenders Take to the Streets in a Call for Racial Justice
Cites JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland" policy…
Protests continue for the 11th straight day in Baltimore following the death of George Floyd
Cites JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland" policy…
Minneapolis Public Schools Voted To End Its Contract With The City’s Police After The Death Of George Floyd
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Maryland to close two juvenile detention centers
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Over 200 coronavirus cases reported in Maryland Prison system, department says
Quotes JPI's Director of Research and Policy Ryan King.
The COVID-19 ‘Catch-22’ for Young People Behind Bars
JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler d iscusses the current reality of y outh in juvenile…
Despite pandemic, sheriff continues booking suspects on minor, nonviolent offenses
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
COVID-19 Behind Bars: Release Can Be ‘Lethal’ Without Help
JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler discusses how, as a response to COVID-19, the release of…
Growing Old in Prison: How Md. Is Working to Ease Path to Release for a Low-Risk, High-Cost Population
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Maryland ACLU calls for widespread testing of inmates and workers; corrections department discusses wider testing
Cites JPI's "Maryland Prisons and COVID-19."
Cut in MD Youth Detention During Pandemic Lowers Racial Disparities
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and cites JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over…
Incarceration Increases Young Black Men’s Risk of Repeatedly Being Violently Injured
Cite JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland" policy…
SHOT BY POLICE, THEN CONVICTED IN A MURDER HE SAYS HE DIDN’T COMMIT. NOW HE’S FACING COVID-19 BEHIND BARS.
Cite's JPI's "Maryland Faces COVID-19 Catastrophe in Prison without Immediate Steps to Decarcerate"…
D.C. should act now to save the lives of returning citizens
Cites JPI's new resource "DC Jail and COVID-19."
Staff, Youth at Enormous Risk of COVID-19 in Correctional Facilities
JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler discusses how both staff and youth inside correctional…
Maryland Reports First Inmate Death From COVID-19 Pandemic
Cite JPI's advocacy of the list of demands sent to Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan that could…
Release Nonviolent Inmates and Juveniles So They Can Social Distance From Home
Cite JPI's " Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland " policy…
Coronavirus spreads in DC region’s prisons as families, advocates worry and seek action
Cite JPI's advocacy of the list of demands sent to Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan that could…
Advocates Reiterate Plea For Prisoner Release, Call Hogan’s Actions ‘Unconscionable’
Quotes JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker on the call for depopulating Maryland's state and local…
Marylanders Worry About Loved Ones Behind Bars Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Highlighting JPI's #DECARCERATECOVID-19 virtual press conference.
As COVID-19 outbreak strikes DC Jail, activists expand their push for more substantial corrective actions
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker.
ACLU: Use of Md. Prison Labor for Protective Gear Neglects Lives
Cites JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland" policy…
Advocates Demand Release of Incarcerated Youth During COVID-19 Crisis
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
After the COVID-19 Release of Prisoners, Who Will Help Them?
JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker shares his experiences and why officials must immediately begin…

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