[Link] Articles about using incentives to improve safety and reduce criminal justice system costs

by arikr 2mo28th Jul 2019No comments

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https://medium.com/cicero-news/california-corrections-is-broken-heres-how-to-fix-it-7c002ce48079

California Corrections is Broken — Here’s How to Fix It

  • An interesting article that explains the success of SB 678, which incentivized areas to reduce re-offending from released prisoners, and how to further apply that to improve safety outcomes and reduce downsides of the criminal system.

https://medium.com/8vc-news/the-healing-game-3faa3eb79379

Align Incentives to Solve Recidivism

  • This talks about how private prisons could have financial incentives tied to reducing recidivism, which would create an incentive for companies and entrepreneurs to devote time and resources to reducing recidivism.

Notably both are written by billionaire investor Joe Lonsdale.