Transforming Prisons, Restoring Lives

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Transforming Prisons, Restoring Lives

Final Recommendations of the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections

Abstract

The Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections is a nine-person, bipartisan, blue-ribbon panel created by Congress to examine challenges in the federal corrections system and develop practical, data-driven solutions. Informed by over a year of fact-finding, rigorous data analysis, and testimony from and discussions with key experts and stakeholders, the independent Task Force’s recommendations to the US Congress, the President, and the Attorney General provide a blueprint for reforms to the federal corrections system that are sensible, cost-effective strategies to reduce the federal prison population, and enhance public safety.

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