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For media inquiries, please contact Sadie Rose-Stern, Director of Communications and External Affairs, at 202.888.6748.

[PRESS RELEASE] Trump’s Department of Justice Interferes in Local DC Government, Playing on Racist Stereotypes to Suggest Council’s Second Look Bill will Make DC Less Safe
“I can’t undo what I did 24 years ago, but I can devote my life to making DC safer.” Tyrone Walker, DC resident
Minneapolis Pledges $650k For Tenants’ Legal Defense
Cites JPI's Housing and Public Safety report.
Sens. Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren propose criminal justice reforms: Will they make a difference?
Quotes JPI's Director of Research and Policy, Ryan King.
A DC Jail Unit Challenges the ‘Warehouse’ Approach to Corrections
Cites JPI's work with the Young Men Emerging video.
Virginia Teen Was Detained and Prosecuted for Saying 'Oink Oink' to Cop
Cites JPI's Dangers of Detention report.
Overcrowded jails, wasted tax dollars: Let's reform cash bail in Kentucky — and the nation
Cites JPI's Bail Fail report.
Thousands of Americans are jailed before trial. A new report shows the lasting impact.
Cites JPI's Bail Fail report.
How I ‘Jump-Started’ My Life After Prison
Tyrone Walker, JPI Intern and Georgetown Pivot Fellow, writes on the importance of second chances for Second Chance Month.
Maryland keeps a model prisoner locked up 15 years too long
Cites JPI's "The Ungers: 5 Years and Counting" report.
Maryland’s prison population drops to 1980s levels, continuing a multiyear decline
Cites Ryan King, JPI's Director of Research and Policy.
Stop charging 17-year-olds as adults: The conservative case for 'raise the age'
Cites JPI's Raise The Age report.
Group's second conference looks to shift from talk to action on inequities
Cites JPI's Sticker Shock report.
Effective or Inefficient: The debate over School Resource Officers
Cites Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Juvenile justice: Initiative encourages courts to find detention alternatives
Cites JPI's the Dangers of Detention report.
Newport police chief seeks support for resource officer in new school
Cites JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.

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