Document Library

Document Title Policy Area Publication Typesort ascending Creation Date
A Survey of Pretrial Service Providers in Texas Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 03/2012
Austin Citizen Review Panel Report Executive Summary Policing & Community Safety Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2017
Quick Guide: Seventeen in the Adult Justice System Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2019
Occupational Licensing Policy Brief: Need Not Apply Parole & Reentry Reports and Issue Briefs 02/2019
Diverted Opportunities: Gaps in Drug Treatment for Justice System-Involved Populations in Harris County, Texas Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 12/2019
Perceptions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice: Correctional Officers – 2012 Survey Findings Conditions of Confinement Reports and Issue Briefs 06/2012
Austin’s Proposed Contract with Police Fails to Give Chief Adequate Oversight Policing & Community Safety Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2017
Parolee Survey Results Parole & Reentry Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2012
Perceptions of Texas Criminal Justice and Corrections Agencies: Incarcerated Individuals and Their Loved Ones – 2012 Survey Findings Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry Reports and Issue Briefs 06/2012
Reform Asset Forfeiture Policing & Community Safety Reports and Issue Briefs 06/2016
Parole Officer Survey Results Parole & Reentry Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2012
A New Start: A Re-Entry Guide for Texas Parole & Reentry Reports and Issue Briefs 07/2010
The Second Look Book: A Collection of Stories From People Who Were Sentenced as Kids to Adult Prisons in Texas Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 11/2017
Re-Entry Survey: Identifying Current Barriers and Needs in Rural and Urban Communities Parole & Reentry Reports and Issue Briefs 06/2010
How to Write Parole Packets Parole & Reentry Reports and Issue Briefs 02/2015
Effective Approaches to Drug Crimes in Texas: Strategies to Reduce Crime, Save Money, and Treat Addiction Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 01/2013
Key Findings: Ending the War on Drugs in Travis County Alternatives to Incarceration, Policing & Community Safety Reports and Issue Briefs 02/2020
Practitioners’ Perceptions of Prisoner Re-Entry Challenges Parole & Reentry Reports and Issue Briefs 08/2008
Findings Summary: Issues Facing County Jails Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 04/2012
Seventeen in the Adult Justice System Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2019
A History of Juvenile Justice Policy in Texas – Part I: The Path to the Texas Youth Council: Creating a Protective Umbrella for Juvenile Offenders, 1887-1949 Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 09/2008
Privatization of Correctional Operations & Services: Handing Over Control to Private Businesses is Dangerous for Texas Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 05/2011
Texas Indigent Defense Commission: Helping Counties Implement What Works For System-Wide Cost Savings Pretrial & Defense Reports and Issue Briefs 01/2013
Reversing the Pipeline to Prison in Texas: How to Ensure Safe Schools AND Safe Students Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 02/2020
Judicial Perspectives on Substance Abuse & Mental Health Diversionary Programs and Treatment Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2008
Quick Guide: Reversing the Pipeline to Prison in Texas Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 02/2020
Unfinished Business: Deepening the Gains in Texas Juvenile Justice Reform Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 05/2015
Return to Nowhere: The Revolving Door Between Incarceration and Homelessness Alternatives to Incarceration, Parole & Reentry Reports and Issue Briefs 02/2019
Practitioners’ Perceptions of Substance Abuse Services Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 05/2008
Recommendations for Next Steps in Texas Juvenile Justice Reform Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 01/2018
A Blueprint for Criminal Justice Policy Solutions in Harris County Alternatives to Incarceration, Parole & Reentry, Pretrial & Defense Reports and Issue Briefs 03/2015
A Public Health Approach to Illicit Drug Use in Travis County Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 03/2018
Report: Ending the War on Drugs in Travis County, Texas Alternatives to Incarceration, Policing & Community Safety, Pretrial & Defense Reports and Issue Briefs 02/2020
Video Visitation: How Private Companies Push for Visits by Video and Families Pay the Price Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2014
Pepper Spray in the Texas Youth Commission Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 11/2007
A History of Juvenile Justice Policy in Texas – Part II: The TYC Era: Between Rehabilitation and Punishment 1949-2008 Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 01/2009
An Unsupported Population: The Treatment of Women in Texas’ Criminal Justice System Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry, Women's Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 04/2018
Community Solutions for Youth in Trouble Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2012
The Case for Independent Oversight of Texas’ Prison System: Pursuing Accountability, Efficiency, and Transparency Conditions of Confinement Reports and Issue Briefs 03/2013
A Growing Population: The Surge of Women Into Texas’ Criminal Justice System Alternatives to Incarceration, Women's Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 03/2018
Safer, Smarter, and More Cost-Efficient Approaches to Reducing Crime In Texas Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 02/2013
Harris County Communities: A Call for True Collaboration – Restoring Community Trust and Improving Public Safety Alternatives to Incarceration, Policing & Community Safety Reports and Issue Briefs 01/2013
Implementing Restorative Justice in Texas’ Juvenile Justice System Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 04/2018
The Driver Responsibility Program: A Texas-Sized Failure Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 02/2013
Unfinished Business: Deepening the Gains in Texas Juvenile Justice Reform - Executive Summary Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 05/2015
Women’s Justice Quick Guide Alternatives to Incarceration, Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry, Women's Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 04/2018
The Future of Dignity: Insights from the Texas Women's Dignity Retreat Women's Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 03/2020
Survey of Community Supervision Directors: Identifying Current Treatment Options and Educating Stakeholders Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 03/2010
Effective Approaches for Reducing Prostitution in Texas: Proactive and Cost-Efficient Strategies to Help People Leave the Streets Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 04/2013
Implementing Restorative Justice in Texas Schools Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 05/2018
Raise the Age: 17-Year-Olds in the Criminal Justice System Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 04/2017
Effective Approaches for Reducing Graffiti in Texas: Strategies to Save Money and Beautify Communities Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 04/2013
Young Adults and Community Supervision: The Need for a Developmentally Appropriate Approach to Probation Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 08/2018
Girls' Experiences in the Texas Juvenile Justice System Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2012
Informational Handout on Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 05/2014
Second Chances: The Economic and Social Benefits of Expanding Drug Diversion Programs in Harris County Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 09/2015
The Texas Commission on Jail Standards: The State’s Solution for Implementing a Strong County Jail System, While Protecting Counties From Liability Conditions of Confinement Reports and Issue Briefs 12/2012
On the Line: Insight from Youth Justice Visioning Sessions Across Texas Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 03/2019
A Failure in the Fourth Degree: Reforming the State Jail Felony System in Texas Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2018
Out of Sight: LGBTQ Youth and Adults in Texas Justice Systems Alternatives to Incarceration, Conditions of Confinement, Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2018
Overview of Pretrial Services & Bail in Texas Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 03/2012
Reentry Resource Guide [produced by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice] Parole & Reentry Reports and Issue Briefs 05/2017
Quick Guide: A Failure in the Fourth Degree Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2018
Costly Confinement & Sensible Solutions: Jail Overcrowding in Texas Alternatives to Incarceration, Parole & Reentry, Pretrial & Defense Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2010
Fake Weed, Real Consequences: Effective Strategies for Addressing Synthetic Cannabinoids in Houston Alternatives to Incarceration Reports and Issue Briefs 03/2017
Executive Summary: Military Veterans in the Texas Criminal Justice System Alternatives to Incarceration, Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry Reports and Issue Briefs 05/2014
Responses to Financial Survey Questions re: County Juvenile Probation Funding Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 08/2012
Austin Citizen Review Panel: Many Recommendations, No Reform Policing & Community Safety Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2017
Youth Experiences at Giddings State School: 2012 Survey Findings Youth Justice Reports and Issue Briefs 03/2012
Austin Citizen Review Panel Report Appendix: CRP Recommendations Policing & Community Safety Reports and Issue Briefs 10/2017
2005 Legislative Wrap-Up Alternatives to Incarceration, Parole & Reentry, Policing & Community Safety, Pretrial & Defense Post-Session Wrap-Ups 12/2005
2013 Legislative Wrap-Up Alternatives to Incarceration, Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry, Pretrial & Defense, Youth Justice Post-Session Wrap-Ups 08/2013
2013 Legislative Supplement: Bill Analyses Alternatives to Incarceration, Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry, Pretrial & Defense, Youth Justice Post-Session Wrap-Ups 08/2013
2015 Legislative Wrap-Up Alternatives to Incarceration, Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry, Policing & Community Safety, Pretrial & Defense, Youth Justice Post-Session Wrap-Ups 09/2015
2015 Legislative Supplement: Bill Analyses Alternatives to Incarceration, Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry, Policing & Community Safety, Pretrial & Defense, Youth Justice Post-Session Wrap-Ups 09/2015
2009 Legislative Wrap-Up Alternatives to Incarceration, Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry, Pretrial & Defense, Youth Justice Post-Session Wrap-Ups 07/2009
Re-Entry Reform in Texas: 2005-2011 [PowerPoint presentation] Parole & Reentry Post-Session Wrap-Ups 10/2011
2017 Bill Analysis Alternatives to Incarceration, Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry, Policing & Community Safety, Pretrial & Defense, Youth Justice Post-Session Wrap-Ups 08/2017
Overview of 82nd Texas Legislature (2011): Smart-on-Crime Juvenile and Criminal Justice Policies [PowerPoint presentation] Alternatives to Incarceration, Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry, Pretrial & Defense, Youth Justice Post-Session Wrap-Ups 09/2011
Re-Entry Policy Highlights from Texas’ Most Recent (2009) Legislative Session [PowerPoint presentation] Parole & Reentry Post-Session Wrap-Ups 04/2010
2011 Legislative Wrap-Up Alternatives to Incarceration, Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry, Pretrial & Defense, Youth Justice Post-Session Wrap-Ups 08/2011
2007 Legislative Wrap-Up Alternatives to Incarceration, Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry, Policing & Community Safety, Pretrial & Defense, Youth Justice Post-Session Wrap-Ups 06/2007
List of Implementation Guides for Juvenile Justice Bills and Budget Riders (2013) Youth Justice Policy Implementation Guides 09/2013
List of Implementation Guides for Adult-Related Criminal Justice Bills and Budget Riders (2013) Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry, Pretrial & Defense Policy Implementation Guides 09/2013
Implementation Recommendations for HB 2169 - Feminine Hygiene Policies in County Jails (effective September 2019) Women's Justice Policy Implementation Guides 07/2019
Implementation Guide: HB 1546 - Diligent Participation Credits in State Jails (effective 2015) Conditions of Confinement Policy Implementation Guides 11/2015
Implementation Guide: Proposition 9 - Eligibility for a Pardon Following Deferred Adjudication (effective January 2012) Parole & Reentry Policy Implementation Guides 11/2011
Implementation Guide: SB 393 and SB 1114 - School Ticketing (effective September 2013) Youth Justice Policy Implementation Guides 10/2013
Implementation Guide: SB 345 - Volunteer and Faith-Based Programming in Prisons (effective September 2013) Conditions of Confinement Policy Implementation Guides 09/2013
Implementation Guide: Budget Rider 58 - Improvements in Ombudsman Program Reports (effective 2013) Conditions of Confinement Policy Implementation Guides 09/2013
Implementation Guide: HB 1952 - School Administrator Discipline Training (effective June 2013) Youth Justice Policy Implementation Guides 09/2013
Implementation Guide: Budget Rider 63 - Provision of Reentry Resources to Incarcerated Individuals (effective 2013) Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry Policy Implementation Guides 08/2013
Implementation Guide for Renters and Advocates: HB 1510 - Housing Access (effective January 2016) Parole & Reentry Policy Implementation Guides 01/2016
Implementation Guide: HB 799 - Vocational Training in Line with Texas Job Market (effective September 2013) Conditions of Confinement, Parole & Reentry Policy Implementation Guides 08/2013
Implementation Guide: HB 1205 - Probationer Programming (effective September 2011) Alternatives to Incarceration Policy Implementation Guides 09/2011
Implementation Guide for Landlords, Real Estate Agents, and Housing Providers: HB 1510 - Housing Access (effective January 2016) Parole & Reentry Policy Implementation Guides 01/2016
Implementation Guide: HB 144 - Youth Chemical Dependency (effective September 2013) Youth Justice Policy Implementation Guides 08/2013
Implementation Guide: HB 2649 - State Jail Inmate Programming (effective September 2011) Conditions of Confinement Policy Implementation Guides 09/2011
Implementation Guide: SB 1055 - Community Justice Plans & Commitment-Reduction Program (effective September 2011) Alternatives to Incarceration Policy Implementation Guides 09/2011
Cost-Saving Strategies for Texas’ Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems – Part 2: Provide Tools for Returning Individuals to Live Responsibly and Remain Law-Abiding Parole & Reentry Legislative Policy Guides 02/2011

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