U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

New Programs for and Approaches to Justice System Challenges: Case Studies of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oregon, and Pennsylvania

NCJ Number
Date Published
July 2022
33 pages

This report discusses four states’ programs and approaches that are now critical components of their justice systems and represent the diverse challenges and solutions of states that have participated in the Justice Reinvestment Initiative. These programs and approaches are Arkansas’s crisis stabilization units and crisis intervention training; Louisiana’s gender-responsive approach to women’s incarceration and supervision; Oregon’s Improving People's Access to Community-Based Treatment, Supports, and Services program; and Pennsylvania’s performance-based contracting approach to community corrections.

Date Published: July 1, 2022