Expand data collection metrics.
States reduce barriers for law enforcement to participate in NIBRS
Washington State collects data to address gaps in victims’ service
Iowa works with service providers to meet victims’ underserved needs
States improve reporting on demographic data for arrests
Enhance data sharing to improve public safety.
North Carolina creates a database to share information across criminal justice agencies
States report on the extent to which people on supervision contribute to crime
States make data more accessible
Support collection and analysis of jail data.
Texas requires the identification of people who have mental health needs
Florida sets standards for data collection and transparency
Texas counties collaborate to improve data collection and sharing
Washington State uses data to assess impact of policy changes on counties
Reduce barriers to employment.
States adopt practices to increase coordination between correctional, labor, and employment agencies
Employment program provides jobs and services
California provides state identification to people leaving prison
Wisconsin’s Integrated Reentry and Employment pilot site improves efforts to prepare people for the workforce and reduce recidivism
Florida pilots Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies to reduce recidivism and improve job readiness
Reduce barriers to housing.
New York forbids housing discrimination based on a criminal conviction
States limit liability for landlords
Jurisdictions implement supportive housing initiative
Identify funding priorities and allocate resources accordingly.
States reinvest in strengthening supervision
States reinvest millions to expand access to behavioral health treatment
States evaluate the impact of state policies on counties
States reinvest in supporting victims of crime
Oklahoma reinvests in effective law enforcement strategies to reduce crime
Regularly evaluate how to fund public safety priorities.
States commit millions in upfront investments
Pennsylvania law drives a formula for calculating prison savings and reinvestments
Louisiana mandates reinvestment strategy
Colorado improves public safety through community development