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BJA Justice Reinvestment Initiative

BJA Justice Reinvestment Initiative

27 states across the nation are part of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative.

JRI Sites

Read the latest announcements from the Justice Reinvestment Initiative.

What's New

Justice reinvestment is a data-driven approach to improve public safety. More

What is JRI?

Success Stories

South Carolina has saved $12.5 million while increasing public safety. Kentucky's pretrial reforms have saved counties roughly $25 million. North Carolina's prison population decreased almost 5.6 percent between December 2011 and June 2013.

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Evidence-Based Practices

An important component of JRI is expanding the use of evidence-based practices (EBPs) as a response to justice system population and cost drivers.

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