The Commission will consider input and collect data from a wide variety of sources and stakeholders.
In its final set of recommendations, the Commission provides criminal justice policymakers and practitioners with a priority agenda to prepare the nation’s criminal justice system for future public health crises.
Advancing knowledge about the impacts of COVID-19 on state and federal prisons, a report to the Commission updates a previous report on rates of COVID-19 infection and mortality in correctional facilities and describes differences in such rates among states.
A report by researchers with the NYU Public Safety Lab, based on data from 375 jails across 39 states, examined changes in jail populations, their composition, and rebooking trends from Jan. 1 through late October.
Two researchers evaluating crime trends in 27 American cities during the pandemic and social unrest over police violence presented new findings through October 2020 in a report for the Commission.
A report by researchers with the NYU Public Safety Lab, based on data from 375 jails across 39 states, examined changes in jail populations, their composition, and rebooking trends from Jan. 1 through late July.
This report reviews racial disparities in health and criminal justice outcomes and explores, as well as possible, how those same disparities have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Johns Hopkins researchers summarize the current state and future projections of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US and detail the impact that the pandemic has already had on the criminal justice system.
Co-Chairs Lynch and Gonzales discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the justice system - and the Commission's important work ahead.
In its first set of recommendations, the Commission provides a set of 33 action steps for practitioners in law enforcement, courts, corrections, and community-based organizations.
Former U.S. Attorneys General Lynch and Gonzales to lead National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice