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A new and improved security risk classification system was recently implemented in the Allegheny County Jail. Each inmate is assessed through the use of...

Prepared by: Urban Institute Click to read the full report.

Intensive supervision programs like school-based probation are increasingly viewed as a way to generate savings to society, by preventing or reducing the likelihood of...

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) worked with Adult Probation to conduct a cost–benefit analysis of Day Reporting Centers (DRC) for offenders...

Programs within the criminal justice system can be valued using the costs they save to the system, to the victims and to society; examining...

From 2000 to 2012, Allegheny County Jail bookings decreased by approximately one-third. Arrests are the principal contributor to the number of bookings over time,...

The high percentage of inmates with mental health and/or substance use issues presents significant challenges to the correctional system. Untreated behavioral health issues contribute...
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This report and accompanying video describe the Allegheny County Jail's Family Support Program, implemented in 2009 as a key strategy of the Allegheny County...

These narratives describe the experiences of individuals who participated in the Allegheny County Jail Reentry Program. Stories of Transition - Part I Stories of Transition -...

This report provides an overview of the Allegheny County Jail's Discharge Center. Click to read the full report. 

This report provides a description of the DUI Alternative to Jail Program and its impact on the systems and individuals involved. Click to read the...

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This report summarizes the development, implementation and evaluation of a crisis intervention training program designed to teach police officers how to identify and intervene...

Northwestern University Click to read the full report.

This report provides an overview of Allegheny County's Juvenile Justice Related Services, created to ensure that adolescents in the juvenile justice system who are...

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This report examines the human service experiences and potential needs of children of incarcerated parents. Click to read the full report. 

University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work, Center on Race and Social Problem Click to read the full report.

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American Jails Magazine, November/December 2007 Click to read the full report.