The Case to Close MSDF 6.26.18 one-page flyer, pdf, June 26, 2018
Too Big to Succeed: The Impact of the Growth of Community Corrections and What Should Be Done About It, an important new report by researchers at the Columbia University Justice Lab
Excellent resources on the community supervision system:
- Robina Institute, University of Minnesota
- Justice Lab, Columbia University
Policy Brief: Repurposing Prisons, by The Sentence Project
Report on corrections spending: This report contains policy recommendations to reduce spending on corrections and improve public safety that Wisconsin never fully implemented.
Public Policy Poll: 55 percent of people in Wisconsin support cutting the state’s prison population.
Wisconsin’s Mass Incarceration of African American Males
Blueprint for ending mass incarceration in Wisconsin, by WISDOM
How Wisconsin Became the Home of Black Incarceration
Study: Reducing Recidivism Results, by CSG Justice Center
Health Impact Assessment: The consequences of excessive revocations in Wisconsin
Report: Policy recommendations to reduce spending on corrections and improve public safety that Wisconsin never fully implemented, by CSG Justice Center
Health Impact Assessment: Treatment Alternatives and Diversion (TAD) Program in Wisconsin: The HIA found that increased funding for TAD programs to $75 million per year would likely reduce the prison and jail population, reduce overall crime, improve mental health, and strengthen families.