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Harrisonburg Jail Funding Soars as Social Funding is Stagnant

It's hard to imagine other government functions growing this much year after year. Harrisonburg City Funding by Year [...]

Virginia Freedom of Information Act Requests

Virginia requires all state agencies and local government entities to provide copies of existing records. It only applies to existing records; they are not [...]

Data Sharing Initiative

Like many jurisdictions across the country, Harrisonburg and Rockingham county jails experience high recidivism rates and substantial overcrowding. As of [...]

Albemarle Moves to Eliminate Jail Keep Fee

The Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail is moving toward eliminating their $1 per day “keep fee”, with a vote scheduled for March 14th. Until now, [...]

Virginia Bail Reform

Money bail discriminates based on financial situation. Money has no place in a fair and effective pretrial system.Spurgeon Kennedy, vice president of the [...]

Drug Use Trends in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County

This report gathers information from the Virginia Department of Health, Sentara Medical services, Harrisonburg Community Services Board, JMU IHHS, DEA, and [...]

News Sources

Looking to keep up with the latest in criminal justice reform? The criminal justice system is big and includes many more specialized fields. Many sources are [...]

Virginia CCJB Directory

This is a directory of Virginia Community Criminal Justice Boards compiled by the Valley Justice Coalition. It may be incomplete. For more information, [...]

Chesterfield Jail’s Heroin Addiction Recovery Program (HARP)

Originating in the Chesterfield jail, the Heroin Addiction Recovery Program (HARP), has seen unprecedented success. Beginning as a men’s only program, the [...]

Community Justice Planner

On October 15 Harrisonburg Rockingham’s Community Criminal Justice Board (CCJB) could take a big step toward reducing incarceration and recidivism that cost [...]
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