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Browsing: Corrections and Public Safety
Badger Institute President Mike Nichols on “UpFront with Mike Gousha” talks about the need for corrections reform in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin cannot afford the status quo on its corrections policy. Programs across the nation that are working to reduce recidivism should be part of the state’s strategy.
Authors include Michael Flaherty, Marie Rohde, Michael Jahr, Janet Weyandt, Joe Stumpe and Gerard Robinson.
Evidence suggests that there are ways to minimize the risk of non-appearance while avoiding unnecessary detention of defendants.
MPS has a fundamental lack of focus. Instilling accountability will require a structural and cultural transformation similar to the one the Milwaukee Police Department has undergone — one that revolves around measurable objectives.
Wisconsin’s criminal justice system is marked by a pronounced cycle of crime followed by incarceration followed by parole followed by repeated crime.
An examination of potential cost savings
Fugitives from the justice system
The path to fewer prisons
Is it an idea whose time has come (again)?
Plea bargaining, punishment, and the public interest
What’s the connection?
A profile of urban inmates in Wisconsin prisons
As Wisconsin spends more money on its correctional system, this report analyzes how much value citizens are getting
Liquor, Disorder, and Crime in Wisconsin
Can it cut crime?
Every day in the state of Wisconsin, there are approximately 45,000 convicted criminals who are still under sentence and are living in our neighborhoods and communities
On any given day, 83% of the offenders who have been convicted of a serious crime in Wisconsin are not in prison: they are on the streets, while 17% of criminals are in Wisconsin prisons
A survey of prisoners and an analysis of the net benefit of imprisonment in Wisconsin