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50-State Report on Public Safety: Tools and Strategies to Help States Reduce Crime, Recidivism, and Costs

by Council of State Government and Bureau of Justice Assistance

Strategies and action items for reducing crime and strengthening communities, breaking the cycle of recidivism, and investing in public safety in a cost-effective manner. Includes information on why each action item is important; what it looks like, including case studies; key questions to guide action; and data visualizations. State-specific workbooks provide analyses of data on crime, arrests, recidivism, correctional populations, and other criminal justice system metrics.

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