Advocacy, Education & Training, Financial Costs v Savings, Laws & Legislation, Policy, Research, Training, University
Harvard Law School

The Criminal Justice Policy Program at Harvard Law School is dedicated to advancing reform of the criminal legal system. As part of this mission, they have created the 50-State Criminal Justice Debt Reform Builder, a resource designed to help policymakers and advocates understand and reform criminal justice debt policies across the United States. The online tool provides an interactive map and state-by-state summaries of criminal justice debt laws and policies, including fees, fines, restitution, and other financial obligations imposed on individuals involved in the criminal legal system. The resource aims to support data-driven policy reforms and advocacy efforts to reduce the harms caused by criminal justice debt.

Collaborations, Education & Training, Evidence-based Programs & Practices, Law Enforcement, Policy, Research, University
Safe Communities Institute (SCI)

The Safe Communities Institute (SCI) is a research center at the University of Southern Californias Sol Price School of Public Policy that focuses on advancing public safety and security. The SCI conducts research, develops policy, and provides training to law enforcement, first responders, and other public safety professionals. The center also works to promote community engagement and partnerships between law enforcement and the public. The SCI aims to bridge the gap between academia and the practice of public safety by promoting evidence-based policies and best practices. It offers a range of programs, including research initiatives, seminars, and workshops, as well as degree programs and certificate courses.

Consulting & Technical Assistance, Education & Training, Law Enforcement, Police, Research, University
Southern Police Institute University of Louisville

The Southern Police Institute (SPI) is a division of the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. It provides education and training to law enforcement agencies, executives, and officers. The institute offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as professional development courses to enhance the leadership and management skills of law enforcement professionals. SPIs research activities focus on topics related to policing and criminal justice. The institute has a reputation for promoting the development of effective police management and promoting professionalism within the field. It aims to provide law enforcement personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to serve their communities in the best possible manner.

Collaborations, Evidence-based Programs & Practices, Laws & Legislation, Policy, Research, University
Stanford Criminal Justice Center

The Stanford Criminal Justice Center (SCJC) is a multi-disciplinary research center based at Stanford Law School, dedicated to improving the criminal justice system through research, education, and policy reform. SCJC�s research focuses on critical issues including sentencing reform, racial and ethnic disparities in the justice system, police reform, and juvenile justice. In addition to research, SCJC offers a range of programs to support scholars, students, and practitioners, including conferences, symposia, fellowships, and legal clinics. The Center also collaborates with organizations and policymakers across the country to create evidence-based criminal justice policies and practices.

Criminal Legal, Education & Training, Evidence-based Programs & Practices, Research, University
University of NE – Omaha, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is a leading academic institution that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in criminology and criminal justice. The schools mission is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue careers in the criminal justice field, as well as to conduct research and engage in community service related to criminal justice issues.

Through its teaching, research, and outreach activities, the school seeks to advance knowledge and understanding of crime and justice, and to promote policies and practices that contribute to public safety, social justice, and community well-being. The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at UNO is a valuable resource for students, researchers, and practitioners seeking to engage with issues related to crime and justice, both locally and globally.

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