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  • For the first time, we can now easily model the specific impacts that policy changes will have on racial disparities, costs, and the size of the prison population in nearly all fifty states, and forecast how a state’s prison population will look if current policies go unchanged.

  • A report on the Chicago Violence Reduction Strategy highlights challenges facing violence reduction efforts in cities.

  • This multimedia feature explores the causes and consequences of rising time served in America’s prisons.

  • The JRI interactive state data tracker documents changes in prison, probation, and parole populations, along with associated savings through averted costs.

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