About Justice Counts

What We Do

Policymakers are often forced to make critical decisions about the safety of their constituents using limited or stale criminal justice data.  

Facing significant challenges and fiscal pressures, our leaders need up-to-date information from across the justice system, presented in a digestible way.  

Justice Counts is a national, consensus-building initiative designed to help policymakers make better decisions with criminal justice data that’s more timely, less disjointed, and as useful as possible.  

Our unparalleled coalition of partners and advisors is urging leaders across the country to measure what matters and meet this moment with data-driven decisions.  

Learn more about who we are. 

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Partners

American Jail Association

American Probation and Parole Association

Correctional Leaders Association

CNA

International Association of Chiefs of Police

Justice Management Institute

Measures for Justice

National Association of Counties Research Foundation

National Association of State Budget Officers

National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors

NRI

National Criminal Justice Association

National Center for State Courts

National Conference of State Legislatures

National District Attorneys Association

National Governors Association

National Legal Aid & Defender Association

National Sheriffs’ Association

RAND Corporation

Recidiviz

University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute


Steering Committee Members

Michael Boggs (chair), Presiding Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia

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Romain Alexander, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor, Delaware

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Jennifer Bailey, Administrative Judge, 11th Judicial Circuit, Florida

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Jeff Brandes, State Senator, Florida

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Kathy Buckley, Director, Pennsylvania Office of Victims’ Services, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency

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Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of California

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Bernice Corley, Executive Director, Indiana Public Defender Council

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Lee Eby, Captain, Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, Oregon

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Tony Fish, Program Manager, Muscogee (Creek) Nation Reentry Program, Oklahoma

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Justin Forkner, Chief Administrative Officer, Indiana Supreme Court

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Claire Hall, County Commissioner, Lincoln County, Oregon

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Abigale Jasinsky, Deputy Director of Policy, Office of the Governor, Tennessee

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Peter John Koutoujian, Sheriff, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

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Valerie Mielke, Assistant Commissioner, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, New Jersey Department of Human Services

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Karhlton Moore, Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

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Michael Nail, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Community Supervision

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Sheila Polk, County Attorney, Yavapai County, Arizona

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Christopher Poulos, Director of Person-Centered Services, Washington State Department of Corrections

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Ruby Qazilbash, Associate Deputy Director, Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice

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Carlos Rivero, Chief Data Officer, Commonwealth of Virginia

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Dr. Beth Skinner, Director, Iowa Department of Corrections

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Nicole Sullivan, Deputy Secretary, Analysis, Programming and Policy, North Carolina Department of Public Safety

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Banci Tewolde, Associate Director, Virginia Public Safety, Department of Planning and Budget

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Dr. Heather Tubman-Carbone, Senior Policy Advisor, Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice

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Toni Walker, State Representative, Connecticut

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Paul F. Williams, Chief of Police, City of Springfield, Missouri

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Bennet Wright, Executive Director, Alabama Sentencing Commission