The facts are well known. Many people – too many people – face unnecessary obstacles to reentry. In order to successfully reenter society, they must navigate a maze of over 45,000 barriers to employment, housing, and civic participation, which may be triggered as a result of their contact with the criminal justice system.
Reentry has been a key focus of our work at the Office of Justice Programs throughout the Obama Administration. The President himself was a clear supporter of the Second Chance Act when he served as senator, and he has championed reentry strategies. . .
12/28/15 BJS releases two reports: Assessing the Coverage and Reliability of Subnational Geographic Identifiers in the NCVS Public-Use File and Evaluation of Direct Variance Estimation, Estimate Reliability, and Confidence Intervals for the National Crime Victimization Survey
I oversee the $41 million Sexual Assault Kit Initiative designed to help law enforcement address the issue of unsubmitted sexual assault kits in their jurisdictions.