CIT International Visit the website of CIT International, a non-profit membership organization whose primary purpose is to facilitate understanding, development and implementation of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training programs throughout the U.S. and in other nations worldwide in order to promote and support collaborative efforts to create and sustain more effective interactions among law enforcement, mental health care providers, individuals with mental illness, their families and communities and reduce the stigma of mental illness.
National Re-entry Resource Center The Resource Center, established by the Second Chance Act, provides assistance to the prisoner reentry field. It provides education, training, and technical assistance to states, tribes, territories, local governments, service providers, nonprofit organizations, and corrections agencies working on prisoner reentry.
Police Executive Research Forum PERF is a membership organization of police executives, and is dedicated to improving policing and advancing professionalism through research and involvement in public policy debate.
The Council of State Governments Justice Center The Justice Center serves states to promote effective data-driven practices — particularly in areas in which the criminal justice system intersects with other disciplines, such as public health — to affect a particular public safety problem.
The Reentry Policy Council Bipartisan recommendations for successful prisoner reentry practices. This comprehensive report is beneficial as it recommends reentry strategies that reduce the likelihood of recidivism.
The SAMHSA GAINS Center The SAMHSA GAINS Center is focused on expanding access to community based services for adult's diagnosed with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders at all points of contact with the justice system.
The Urban Institute’s Justice Reinvestment at the Local Level Initiative Justice reinvestment employs data and collaborative decision-making to help jurisdictions reduce criminal justice spending by controlling growth in correctional populations while ensuring public safety. The overarching goal of local justice reinvestment work is to reduce county, city, and/or tribal criminal justice costs and reinvest those resources to yield a more cost-beneficial impact on public safety and community well-being.