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The Lip TV An Indiana University study has shown that large reductions in prison populations can be made without increasing the crime rate. Watch the full segment here.

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Quartz In 2011, the State of California released more than 27,500 inmates from state prison as the result of a court order. A recent study, published online by the journal Criminology and Public Policy, is among the first to evaluate the effect of these releases on crime rates. Read the full story here.

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Pacific Standard “Significant reductions in the size of prison populations are possible without endangering public safety,” – Jody Sundt, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel “The results provide evidence that large reductions in the size of the prison population can be made without endangering the overall safety of the public,” – Jody Sundt, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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The O’Reilly Factor The study looked at white officers with racial biases and found these officers were three times less likely to shoot unarmed black men than armed white men. View the full segment here.

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The Crime Report “Moreover, three years after the passage of Realignment, California crime rates remain at levels comparable to what we would predict if the prison population had remained at 2010 levels,” – Jody Sundt, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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Chicago Tribune “You’re balancing the integrity of handling the immediate situation versus the right of people to have access to what’s going on in government,” – David Klinger, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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Seattle Times “In spite of these implicit biases or perhaps because of these biases, officers are trying to reverse them or overcorrect,” – Lois James, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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The Spokesman-Review “In spite of these implicit biases or perhaps because of these biases, officers are trying to reverse them or over-correct.” – Lois James, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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The Crime Report “When research for criminal justice is on the chopping block, we want to emphasize its importance and advocate for resources that are critical to our field.” – Nancy La Vigne, Chair of CJRA Read the full story here.  

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