The Wyoming Senate advanced bills to reduce imprisonment from probation violations as part of a years-long criminal justice reform effort.
Council of State Governments
Lawmakers advanced four bills suggested by CJR experts to stem Wyoming’s prison crisis.
North Dakota once had a crowded prison system driven in part by substance abuse issues and woefully inadequate treatment options. Sound familiar?
Outside experts have found targeted solutions to Wyoming’s incarceration crisis. But will legislators move them forward?
Cops, docs and bureaucrats all agree holes in mental health and substance abuse treatment go hand-in-hand with Wyoming’s prison crowding problem.