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Here, you can learn JPI's perspective on criminal and juvenile justice systems and how we can improve the well-being of people and communities, including our most recent press releases, appearences in the media, and other criminal and juvenile justice related news.

For media inquiries, contact Marc Schindler, Executive Director at 202.568.6569.

After Parkland, Schools Upped Police Presence. Has it Made Students Safer?
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Resource officers: Half a year in, adjustment has been smooth
Quotes JPI Executive Director Marc Schindler.
OSI publishes cost-benefit analysis of releasing aging prisoners
Cites JPI's “ The Ungers: Five Years and Counting ” report.
Youth rehabilitation in D.C.: From controversy to progress
Executive Director Marc Schindler discusses reforms to the Youth Rehabilitation Act and services for justice system involved young adults in Washington DC.
Portland students walk out to protest police officers on campus
Cite's Executive Director Marc Schindler on School Resource Officers.
First Step Act is a Good Start
Cites JPI's Director of Research and Policy Ryan King.
Podcast Release: James Featherstone and life after a life sentence
Discusses the Unger ruling and JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting" report.
200 elderly lifers got out of prison en masse. Here’s what happened next.
Discusses JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and counting" report.
Cites JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting."
Why more states are giving juvenile offenders a second chance
Quotes Executive Director Marc Schindler.
[PRESS RELEASE] Justice Long Overdue: Lessons Learned from the Successful Release of People Serving Life in Prison
Justice Long Overdue event Press Release.
Ending mass incarceration: lessons from the 'Ungers'
Cites JPI's “The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting” report.
Georgetown Launches Inmate Re-Entry and Education Program
Cites JPI's "A Capitol Concern" report.
Study finds low recidivism, potential savings to releasing older prisoners
Cites JPI's “The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting” report.
Study: Violent criminals get 'Too Old' for crime
Cites JPI's “The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting” report.

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