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SMART JUSTICE COORDINATING COMMITTEE | Print |

Board Established by: County

Description:
This Board was established by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners by Resolution (Item #14-0979) at its December 3, 2014 Regular Meeting. This Board was established to solicit the best ideas from criminal justice professionals and local leaders, to plan and recommend strategies to address, through policy and practice, the high rates of incarceration and recidivism in the County and to recommend practical and sustainable evidence-based justice solutions within the context of the financial resources available. The purpose of the Smart Justice Coordinating Committee shall be to promote cooperation among criminal justice system stakeholders; establish committees or special task groups to advance the goals of the criminal justice system; develop and recommend policies to achieve improved management of the criminal justice system; act as a planning group for relief of jail overcrowding; research, develop and recommend new programs or initiatives based on evidence-based practices; review and comment on program initiatives; advise and assist with development and administration of the Criminal Justice Management Information Systems; provide statistical analysis and evaluation of data to enhance the criminal justice system's effectiveness; measure the criminal justice system's effectiveness through evaluation of internal processes and outcomes; communicate findings to involved agencies and the public; and determine and recommend priorities for resource allocation.

Contact(s): Derrick Alexander Pope, J.D., Chief of Staff
Office of Chairman John H. Eaves
141 Pryor Street, S.W.
Suite 10032
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-612-8207
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RELEVANT DOCUMENTATION:

FULL BOARD DESCRIPTION
ITEM #2014-0979 - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH, DECEMBER 3, 2014

 
 

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