Read the final report of the Criminal Justice Needs Assessment (.pdf) issued on November 1, 2012 by the Dutchess County Criminal Justice Council. A public hearing was held on October 15th. The comment period has ended. Comments received are included in the final report.
The Criminal Justice Council engages in a collaborative process of information sharing to maximize resources resulting in an enhanced criminal justice process. This work is done through utilizing research based practices to ensure community safety through the promotion and support of: intervention for at-risk youth and adults; addressing victims’ needs; and reduction of recidivism.