criminal justice | PA Post

tag | criminal justice

New police reform law exempts officer disciplinary records database from public disclosure

Second measure signed by Gov. Wolf is aimed at ensuring mental health checks for officers
By Ed Mahon

13 ideas to improve policing in Pennsylvania

At least 2 will be considered by a legislative panel next week
By Ed Mahon

‘Time Served’ looks at how criminal justice system treats veterans

Plus: U.S. Supreme Court won't intervene to block Gov. Wolf's closure order
By Joseph Darius Jaafari

‘Time Served’: Two very different ways that prisons and courts help some veterans

A new PA Post documentary looks at how some veterans get treatment instead of incarceration.

By Joseph Darius Jaafari

The contradictions of marijuana legalization

Where there's political will, there's a way ... sort of
By Joseph Darius Jaafari

Captive market results in higher prices

Discussing our prison commissary project
By Joseph Darius Jaafari

Lawmakers, educators, prosecutors and more will study Pa.’s juvenile justice issues

Governor Tom Wolf says the goal is to make sure more young offenders leave the criminal system and stay out.

By Katie Meyer

Pa. moves to close another prison as incarceration rates drop

The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections plans to shutter Retreat in light of the state’s rapidly declining inmate population and a $140 million hole in the agency’s budget.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY