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Report: Connecticut Has Aggressive Probation Practices

By Christine Stuart via CT News Junkie Published May 23, 2023 Connecticut’s use of community corrections, particularly aggressive probation tactics, traps thousands of people in the correctional system and fuels a troubling cycle of incarceration, according to a new report released by the Katal Center and the Prison Policy Initiative. The report highlights the disproportionate […]

CT uses probation more aggressively than other states, new data shows

By Alex Putterman via CT Insider Published May 23, 2023 While Connecticut has one of the lowest incarceration rates in the nation, the state uses probation more aggressively than most of its peers, a pair of new reports show.  As outlined in a paper released Tuesday by the Prison Policy Initiative and the Hartford-based Katal Center, Connecticut […]

RELEASE: New Report Outlines How Connecticut’s Excessive Use of Probation and Parole Are Drivers of Incarceration

Katal Center Equity, Health, and Justice  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023 Contact:  Yonah Zeitz, | (347) 201-2768 Follow on socials: @KatalCenter | #FixProbationCT #FixParoleCT New Report: Nearly 35,000 People in Connecticut – Disproportionately People of Color and Low-Income People– are on Probation and Parole, Nearly 3-Times the Number of People Incarcerated in […]