Louisiana's reinvestment into recidivism reduction and victim services front page


Since passing the most significant criminal justice reform in state history, Louisiana has made significant progress in implementing new policies and practices designed to protect public safety and better utilize state corrections dollars.

Though implementation is a long process, the reforms have already had a dramatic impact, moving Louisiana out of its long-held top spot as the most incarcerated state in the nation and surpassing expectations for savings. By channeling $8.5 million in savings into innovative and evidence-based programs, Louisiana leaders are putting the state on a solid path for the positive impact of criminal justice reform to continue and expand.

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