Posts related to ‘Corrections’

Support for Governor’s efforts to improve public safety

Posted on: August 21st, 2014

Gov. Herbert and other top Utah elected officials  have charged the Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice (CCJJ) with developing a comprehensive set of data-driven recommendations to increase public safety, while limiting expected growth of the state’s prison budget. The commission will submit recommendations to the governor and Legislature in November for consideration in […]

Why it Matters: The effort to reduce recidivism

Posted on: August 4th, 2014

What’s the best thing that can happen to an inmate when he or she leaves prison? To become a law-abiding citizen who does not face further incarceration. In support of Governor Herbert’s goal to reduce recidivism in the State of Utah, the Department of Corrections is working to provide additional training and work opportunities for […]