CJI Policy Specialist Celeste Gander

Highlights Caddo Parish’s Recommendations

to Address Jail Overcrowding

Caddo Parish Recommendations Address Jail Overcrowding Video

Announcements & Events

National Summit Brings Together State Leaders, Experts, and Data to Tackle Today’s Most Pressing Criminal Justice Issues 

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New JRI Website Provides Strategies for Improving Justice System

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CJI Senior Policy Specialist Featured on Talking Second Chances Podcast to Discuss Reentry Solutions

CJI Wraps Up 2023 with Close Out of Duluth Racial Bias Audit Project 

Recent News

Caddo Parish Report Shines Light Approaches to Reduce Jail Population 

On November 14, 2023, a task force made up of Caddo Parish leaders released a report with 16 recommendations to address the chronic overcrowding of the Caddo Correctional Center.

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Oklahoma’s MODERN Justice Task Force Publishes Report

Oklahoma’s MODERN Justice Task Force released its report with 15 data-driven recommendations to address jail populations, recidivism, cost-effectiveness, and public safety across the state.

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Annual Institutional Corrections Research Network/National Corrections Reporting Program Data Providers Meeting to Bring Leaders and Researchers Together

In April 2024, this two-day event will allow state corrections leaders and research staff to build their connections with peers and federal agency partners and learn about innovations from the National Corrections Reporting Program (NCRP) data collection process.

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Recent Presentations

Tennessee Pretrial Symposiums Showcase Statewide Initiatives

CJI Shares Latest Pretrial Research and Innovations at NAPSA Conference

CJI Presents on Jail Staff Wellness at Tennessee Corrections Institute Jail Issues & FTO Conference  

CJI in the Media

JANUARY 29, 2024

Conditions improving at Oklahoma County Jail, study says

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NOVEMBER 2, 2023

The Sentencing Project: One in Five: Disparities in Crime and Policing 

NOVEMBER 3, 2023

LA Weekly: New Report Covers Racial Disparities in Crime and Policing

NOVEMBER 8, 2023

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service: Advocates push for more urgency to end MPD’s unconstitutional stop-and-frisks

NOVEMBER 14, 2023

KSLA: Task force offers recommendations to address overcrowding at Caddo Correctional Center

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