Dutchess County Justice Transition Center:Reports

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In 2016, Alternative Solutions Associates, Inc. (ASAI) issued a report reviewing alternatives to incarceration programming & Special Populations Workgroup accomplishments as of March 2016.


View the report here: Review of Alternatives to Incarceration & Special Populations Workgroup Accomplishments, March 2016 (.pdf)


In 2015, RicciGreene Associates submitted a Project Definition Report to the NYS Commission of Correction which provides an overview of process regarding the Dutchess County Justice & Transition Center project, including special populations and inmate programming, needs assessment, Program of Spaces, review of existing site and buildings and phasing recommendations. The report defines the short and long-term approach to housing out inmates, as well as the steps being taken to address recidivism and diversion.

View the Dutchess County Justice & Transition Center Project Definition Report - March 30, 2015 (.pdf)


In 2014, Alternative Solutions Associates, Inc. (ASAI) issued a report designed to assist and guide jail officials with regards to inmate movement and placement within the Dutchess County Jail (inclusive of temporary housing units) consistent with known best practice. The report outlines recommended programming that can be delivered and enhanced in the temporary housing units (PODS) to help offenders reduce their chances of future incarceration.


View the report here: Planning and Transition—for Special Populations of Dutchess County Jail (.pdf)


In 2013, RicciGreene Associates - a nationally recognized planning and design firm specializing in criminal justice projects was contracted to  conduct a validation study of the Dutchess County Criminal Justice Council’s (CJC) Criminal Justice System Needs Assessment report.  RicciGreene Associates concurred with the underlying assumptions and analyses used in the CJC’s report and the recommendation for the construction of a new, larger jail facility to address the long term issue of housing out inmates.


View The RicciGreene Associates Validation Study (.pdf)


In 2012, Dutchess County Criminal Justice Council (CJC) issued its Criminal Justice Needs Assessment, a review of Dutchess County’s current inmate housing situation within in the context of the County’s entire criminal justice system.


View the The Criminal Justice Needs Assessment Report (.pdf)


To view other reports and presentations of the Dutchess County Criminal Justice Council


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