In the News: 

Dane County furthers effort to Reduce jail Population 

New Restorative Community Court finds success in Sun Prairie

New Algorithms Can Decide Pre-Trial Jail

Dane County Executive Parisi and District Attorney Ozanne Announce New Domestic Violence Efforts

Dane County remains focused on the intersection of mental health issues and criminal justice.


Police "desperate" for psychiatric hospital

Dane County study to find gaps in mental health service coverage

Dane County courts test data-driven tool used to set bail for defendants

Dane County takes steps forward to address issues within criminal justice system

Police beef up response to mental illness in Dane County

Dane County explores mental health crisis center to curb incarceration

Growing county plus smaller jail means alternatives to lockup for law-breakers

Dane County has all hands on deck to divert those with mental illnesses from jail.  What's next?

Dane County hosts workshop aiming to end racial bias

Dane County receives $50,000 to support Community Restorative Court

Community Restorative Court seeks to promote, include community in program

Dane County Criminal Justice Council Partners with the Laura and John Arnold Foundation and Researchers from Harvard University to Improve Criminal Justice Outcomes Press Release

Report: Criminal Justice Overhaul Begins With Data Press Release

Vera Institute: Dane County Receives Grant to Defend Immigrants in Danger of Deportation

City-County Collaboration to Reduce Jail Population