Tracking Costs and Savings through Justice Reinvestment

This brief focuses on the specific justice reinvestment task of tracking costs and anticipated savings to target reinvestment. It provides guidance on how to: conduct a comprehensive assessment of local justice spending; assess cost implications for agencies outside of the criminal justice system; and target reinvestment efforts. Additional resources and a “getting started” worksheet are included in an appendix.
Lachman P, Neustater SR.  Tracking Costs and Savings through Justice Reinvestment.  Urban Institute.  June 4, 2012.  Available from: http://www.urban.org/publications/412541.html