New Restitution Resource Center Will Help States Improve Services for Crime Victims
The Restitution Resource Center will help states improve the quality of their restitution systems by providing a central source for best practices and successful innovations in the field as well as facilitating peer networks and information exchange.
The second presentation to the Maine Commission to Improve the Sentencing, Supervision, Incarceration and Management of Prisoners focuses on data analyses of arrests, criminal history, and criminal case filings as well as probation policy and practice assessment in Maine.
The third presentation to the Vermont Justice Reinvestment II Working Group focuses on crime and sentencing trends to help Vermont better understand the front-end system dynamics of who is coming into the criminal justice system and where their case dispositions lead them. The second half of the presentation looks at best practices for effective community supervision and behavioral health.
The Council of State Governments Justice Center is hiring a Research Director. This position is based in Austin, Texas, and will be responsible for leading a highly skilled team of approximately ten research staff working on policy-focused research projects, collaborating with other members of the senior leadership team to develop and implement an organization-wide research agenda, and representing the CSG Justice Center's research and projects externally with policymakers, justice system stakeholders, and funders.