Study Targets Public Opinion on Incarceration

A recent report published by Pew in collaboration with the Public Opinion Strategies and the Mellman Group found that many Americans are not satisfied with some operations taking place at correctional facilities around the country.

Plan Proposed to Improve California's Prison System, Save Billions of Dollars

Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a statement following the release by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation of “The Future of California Corrections:

U.S. Sees First Decrease in Prison Population in Nearly 40 Years

The U.S. prison population has dropped for the first time in nearly 40 years.

Justice Department and States Address Prisoner Recidivism

On Dec. 8., the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) sponsored a forum of policymakers from all 50 states to focus on improving success rates for people released from prison.