A deep dive from The New York Times on the accomplishments and future of New York City's supervised release program, which is helping to push the city's jail population to historic lows. The article features the work of our Bronx Community Solutions. We're proud to have offered supervised release to thousands of New Yorkers since 2016.
Writing in USA Today, former New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman argues that incarceration isn't appropriate for everyone, including some violent offenders, and he cites our Brooklyn Mental Health Court as a model alternative.
The New York City Police Department has announced a push to address high-crime rates in six precincts, a campaign to begin with community meetings. We work on-the-ground in all six precincts. WNYC spoke to our director of community development and crime prevention, James Brodick.
In The Hill, our director, Greg Berman, along with George Mason University professor David Weisburd, argue proactive policing can work to reduce crime and improve relationships between police and the community, but it must be narrowly targeted and paired with community engagement and fairness.