Justice Policy Center

  • Considering the dangers of traffic stops and their disproportionate impact on Black people and other people of color, the traffic safety benefits do not outweigh the potential dangers.

  • Although other provisions of the First Step Act have already led to the early release of thousands of people housed in BOP facilities, the ETC program has yet to be fully designed and implemented. 

  • The National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice was built on three conceptual pillars, but it needed a fourth: police accountability.

  • States and local governments are finding ways to  support community-level innovation to tackle crime and safety challenges.

  • This five-year project will leverage research and evidence to promote a transformation of the prison system and shine a much-needed light on the profound impact conditions of confinement have on rehabilitation behind bars.

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