Homeland Security and Public Safety Division Archive

  • Justice Information Sharing

    The power of information technology is multiplied when information is shared between different parts of the justice system. The challenges that accompany information sharing, or “IT integration” are complex. ...

  • Criminal Justice, Corrections, and Sentencing Reform

    NGA’s Work with Governors  Many states have enacted and implemented some type of criminal justice reform, and justice system improvements. Each year, through NGA’s annual Institute for State Criminal Justice and Public ...

  • Juvenile Justice

    Governors and state leaders are committed to improving outcomes for youth, and states have adopted comprehensive juvenile justice reforms to improve outcomes for youth involved in the justice system. The focus of these ...

  • Traffic Fatality and Injury Prevention

    Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death in the United States. In 2017, there were 42,159 unintentional pedestrian, motor vehicle, motorcyclist and cyclist fatalities in the United States. In 2016, 10,497 people ...