Crime by Numbers– looking at how to stop criminals from committing crimes again.
Vermont courts are experimenting with new ways to reduce crime by getting at the root cause of problems. For example– getting drug users treatment and therapy for people with mental health illness.
So do the numbers show it’s working?
Max Schlueter, Ph.D. — Director of the Vermont Center for Justice Research — and Karen Gennette — State Treatment Court Coordinator — recently appeared on WCAX Channel 3 – The :30 to talk about the issue.
To watch the video from The :30, click here: Crime by the Numbers: Does treatment keep Defendants Out of Jail?.