Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and are in the process of generating evidence of effectiveness or may not yet be tested.

The U.S. Criminal Justice System in the Pandemic Era and Beyond

RAND Corporation

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White Paper/Brief

Organizational Change/ Development
Policy Change/ Development
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

The report presents the justice system’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and recommendations for pandemic preparedness in the future. This report discusses the results of the Priority Criminal Justice Needs Initiative’s series of workshops designed to review what lessons have been learned by the justice system’s response to COVID-19, and what response activities could help address broader challenges in the system. The report includes details on successful interventions and provides recommendations for future policies and processes that could be scaled up and sustained.

Resource Details

Outcomes of Interest

Improve Organizational Infrastructure, Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

People Who Are Incarcerated

Setting(s) of Implementation

Correctional Facility

Geographic Area of Implementation

Implementation Period