When you think about Northpointe, what comes to mind first? The COMPAS assessment? Our decision tree? Classification? There’s so much more to The Northpointe Suite.
Pretrial procedures, bail reform, release standards, and more are highly localized to your state and jurisdiction. Shouldn’t your pretrial technology be localized as well?
Have you ever wondered how risk and needs assessments (RNAs) are developed? Let’s take a behind-the-scenes look at our newest RNA, the COMPAS-R Core.
We hear it all the time: When there’s no room to appropriately house everyone, why bother classifying them? The fact is, classification serves more functions than simply answering the “who goes where” question, and it is in your jail’s best interest to classify everyone, regardless of your housing capacity.
Joe Robbins, a 30-year corrections veteran from Indiana, now works with agencies across the country to problem-solve and make their communities safer. Get to know Joe and his community-centered approach to corrections and technology.
Pre-trial and post-conviction: The approach is different, the requirements are different, the reporting is different, the individual’s needs are different, and your agency’s needs are different. What stays the same? Your team.
The cost of mental health care continues to rise. It’s time to assess the tools you already have and find ways to better serve your inmates and your community.
As the public focus on police reform slowly begins to include jail reform, here are some questions for your team to consider to ensure you’re ready for whatever comes next.
Training a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) in your jail can lower the risk of recidivism in your community, lessen the cost of mental health care in your facility, and keep both your team and your wards safer.
Successful reintegration into the community starts with you. Here’s what your team can do to make a difference for individuals long after they’ve left your jail.