Justice Reinvestment in Ohio

Justice Reinvestment in Ohio: Overview


The Council of State Governments Justice Center

This overview outlines several criminal justice challenges in Ohio, including increases in certain types of violent crime in some parts of the state; substance use issues driven by the opioid crisis, which are causing increases in prison admissions; a large probation population; high corrections spending; and a large prison population. The overview summarizes the stages involved in utilizing a justice reinvestment approach to address these trends.

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