News of Interest

News of Interest

| Red Bluff Daily News
NCCD is meeting with Tehama County Probation to outline criteria about data collection and the assessment of outcomes in order to monitor its public safety realignment plan. The meeting will include representatives of up to 13 other counties and may ultimately determine what the state will use…
| California Watch
Racial minorities and students with disabilities are suspended at substantially higher rates than their white and non-disabled peers, according to an analysis of discipline data from nearly 500 California school districts. Researchers said the disparities are a civil rights issue and cause for…
| Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
This article cites NCCD's April 2012 report Arkansas Youth Justice: The Architecture of Reform, showing that Arkansas has seen a drastic reduction in juvenile commitment rates – as well as average…
| Project NOLA
NCCD PASS Award winner in the news: The Lens criminal justice reporter Matt Davis received a 2011 Prevention for a Safer Society Award for his story Overmedicating Young Inmates Called Chemical…
| Chicago Sun-Times
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle responds to NCCD's February 2012 report Juvenile…
| by NCCD
Citing the lower levels of safety and security offered by private prison facilities compared to federal prisons, the US Department of Justice has directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to greatly reduce the private prison population over the next year. In a…