Justice Policy Center

  • In its first meeting, the bipartisan panel charged with examining challenges in the federal corrections system discussed key issues related to prison costs, overcrowding, and population growth.

  • Strengthening police-community relationships through dialogue and respect rather than intensive enforcement is the avenue toward greater trust and safer communities.

  • The Urban Institute has monitored the progress of the 17 local jurisdictions striving to improve public safety and optimize criminal justice investments.

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