Conference Session

Increasing Equity in Your County’s Criminal Justice System

Feb. 28, 2017 , 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Delaware
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    Increasing Equity in Your County’s Criminal Justice System

    The criminal justice system disparately impacts low-income individuals and individuals of color in many ways, including through the use of fines and fees and disproportionate rates of arrest, sentencing and detention. Learn from experts and counties working to increase equity in local justice systems by improving community engagement, reducing the use of fines and fees and offering opportunities to resolve outstanding warrants or suspended driver’s licenses. 

    The criminal justice system disparately impacts low-income individuals and individuals of color in many ways, including through the use of fines and fees and disproportionate rates of arrest, sentencing and detention.
    2017-02-28
    Conference Session
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    The Stepping Up Initiative

    In May 2015, NACo and partners at the CSG Justice Center and APA Foundation launched Stepping Up: A National Initiative to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jails.
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    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.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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    <p>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 preven

  • Conference

    2017 NACo Legislative Conference

    New Administration + New Congress = New Opportunities. Participate in second-to-none educational sessions, interact with federal officials and deliver the message that federal policies matter to counties and counties matter to America!

    Increasing Equity in Your County’s Criminal Justice System is a part of 2017 NACo Legislative Conference.