At equivant, a big part of our job is listening to our customers and understanding your pain points so we can put our decades of experience to work helping you overcome the challenges that come your way.
Over the past three decades, we’ve seen hundreds of different takes on discharge/release/reentry planning, and we’ve learned that success really comes down to a few key factors.
Learn what data quality means for criminal justice practitioners and what each of us can do to make it better.
Much of the pretrial reform debate centers on one key question: Should this individual be released or detained?
Making the right choices during pretrial is critical for community safety and depends entirely on what we know about the justice-involved individual.
For those of us who work in the justice system every day, it’s a good idea to step back and ground ourselves in the basics of pretrial so we can help our stakeholders navigate these changing times.
Artificial intelligence is everywhere: our phones, our cars, even our doctor’s offices. But does it belong in criminal justice? Hear from Dr. Tim Brennan, Northpointe co-founder and expert criminologist, with a quick refresher on the decision making process and how AI is already revolutionizing evidence-based practice and improving outcomes.
Justice professionals make life-altering decisions every day, and the consequences of these decisions ripple throughout our communities. Sound decision making is critical to ensuring public safety and a just system, and it begins with having accurate information.
With limited time and resources, effective supervision becomes a balancing act. Who needs what resources? Who is most likely to reoffend? Which groups should be separated?
State by state, and even on a more micro municipal level, we are seeing the conversation around justice and corrections evolve and transform daily. As philosophical, political, policy, and practical debates take shape, what can you look to as your "north star" when setting the course for success within your agency?