Topic: Criminal Justice Reform

GO-TIME: Corrections on Course to Save over $35 Million on Inmate Care Through Federal, State Partnerships

The Department of Corrections has reduced medical costs for inmates by $14.5 million over the past two years – while maintaining or improving care – by leveraging federal and state programs and innovative partnerships, according to the Governor’s Office of Transformation, Innovation, Management and Efficiency (GO-TIME).

Wolf Administration Wins Federal Grant for Corrections and Parole Crisis Intervention Training

The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC), in partnership with the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, has been awarded a federal grant totaling almost $280,000 to implement crisis intervention training (CIT) for staff members in community corrections centers, mental health contracted providers and parole supervision.