incarceration data

Alaska gov. signs bill to cut down on incarceration using data analytics


Gov. Bill Walker gave his blessing to legislation reforming the state's criminal justice system, putting a focus on data-driven evaluations of nonviolent offenders.

White House launches new push to get communities using data to cut down on incarceration


The Obama administration is partnering with dozens of states, localities and tech companies to spread data-sharing and analytics techniques focused on moving people out of prisons.