Justice & Public Safety Steering Committee

All matters pertaining to criminal justice and public safety systems, including ​criminal justice planning, law enforcement, courts, corrections, homeland security, community crime prevention, juvenile justice and delinquency prevention, emergency management, fire prevention and control, and civil disturbances.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

NACo Podcast Series: Using Informed Pretrial Decision Making to Improve Outcomes

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 From the Washington Watch blog

New Bill Would Provide Boost to Health Services in County JailsNew

​Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced a bill (S.1051) on April 22 that would expand eligibility for National Health Service Corps (NHSC) site designations... (read more)

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Senate Unanimously Approves Anti-Human Trafficking LegislationNew

After weeks of debate, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 (S.178) passed in the senate on April 22 by... (read more)

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Senate Judiciary Committee Examines Juvenile Justice Grant ProgramsNew

​On April 21, the Senate Judiciary Committee held an oversight hearing titled “Improving Accountability and Oversight of Juvenile Justice Grants.”... (read more)

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Comprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act Introduced in Both Chambers New

​On April 16, Sen. Al Franken and Rep. Doug Collins introduced the identical and bicameral Comprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act (CJMHA)... (read more)

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