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Violent crime shouldn't be left out of prison reform debate

The U.S. will not be able to lower its incarceration rate significantly without changing how the justice system treats violent crimes. No doubt, this is a complicated political and systems reform issues. But we can safely and meaningfully reduce our prison and jail populations if we have the courage to follow the evidence towards a more effective approach to violence prevention, and address how the justice system treats violent offenses.

Violent crime shouldn't be left out of prison reform debate

JPI staff weighs in on America’s approach to violent crime. The U.S. will not be able to lower its incarceration rate significantly without changing how the justice system treats violent crimes.

America can’t reduce incarceration without focus on violent crime

America must have a serious, informed conversation about perpetrators of crime if we are truly going to come to grips with our addiction to incarceration.

Judge's Football Team Loses, Juvenile Sentences Go Up

JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler weighs in.

In Freddie Gray’s neighborhood, there are signs things are getting better

Citing JPI's The Right Investment.

Crossroads

JPI's Marc Schindler joins Crossroads to discuss Defining Violence and the Unger decision in Maryland.

New Report: America needs to reconsider its approach to violent crime to reduce incarceration

National Press Release: There is no way the U.S. will be able to lower its incarceration rate significantly without changing how the justice system treats violent crimes.

New Report: America needs to reconsider its approach to violent crime to reduce incarceration

Washington, DC Press Release:  There is no way the U.S. will be able to lower its incarceration rate significantly without changing how the justice system treats violent crimes.

New Report: America needs to reconsider its approach to violent crime to reduce incarceration

Maryland Press Release:  There is no way the U.S. will be able to lower its incarceration rate significantly without changing how the justice system treats violent crimes.

New Report: America needs to reconsider its approach to violent crime to reduce incarceration

Virginia Press Release: There is no way the U.S. will be able to lower its incarceration rate significantly without changing how the justice system treats violent crimes.

The biggest problem with private prisons isn't necessarily how they operate

Citing JPI's Gaming the System.

Prison Firm Says DOJ Move Will Come At ‘Heavy Cost’

Citing JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler. 

Department of Justice Putting an End to Private Prisons

Citing JPI's Gaming the System.

Law.com

Citing JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and report Gaming the System.

Nightly Business Report

JPI's Marc Schindler joins NBR to discuss the Justice Department private prison announcement.

The problems that led to Milwaukee’s riots exist in way more US cities than Milwaukee

Citing JPI's The Right Investment.

How Wisconsin Became the Home of Black Incarceration

Citing JPI's reserach on Wisconsin.

Riots are destructive, dangerous, and scary — but can lead to serious social reforms

Citing JPI's The Right Investment.

Bullied by the Badge

Thousands of police officers are now stationed inside public schools. What does this mean for students?

Fed up with meager funding, Mo. public defender appoints governor to defend assault suspect

Citing JPI's System Overload.

Why John Hinckley Jr., Attempted Reagan Assassin, Will Go Free

JPI's Marc Schindler weighs in.

Missouri’s Governor Cut Funding to the State’s Public Defenders. So They Assigned Him a Case

JPI's Marc Schindler weighs in. 

Spending On Prisons Has Increased Dramatically Since 1980

JPI's Research and Policy Director Jason Ziedenberg weighs in. 

Almost 7,000 People Died in Police Custody in Texas, According to New Report

Citing JPI's Race and Imprisonment in Texas.

Freddie Gray Denied Justice—and the Whole Damn System Is to Blame

Gray's death was ruled a homicide, but according to the justice system, no one is responsible.

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