Adult Redeploy Illinois in the Media

 
 

2017:

Title:  Continuing the fight against drugs
Source:  Republic-Times
Date: October 4, 2017
Direct link:  http://www.republictimes.net/continuing-the-fight-against-drugs/
Author: Sean McGowan
Contact: sean@republictimes.net

Title:  How can new ideas help Illinois fix its rickety bridges by 2050?
Source:  Chicago Tribune
Date:  August 15, 2017
Direct link:  http://www.chicagotribune.com/bluesky/originals/ct-bsi-cmap-paula-wolff-20170815-story.html
Author: Kate MacArthur

Title:  This is how much Illinois spends per inmate each year
Source:  Belleville News-Democrat
Date:  August 12, 2017
Direct link:  http://www.bnd.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/answer-man/article166830882.html
Author: Roger Schlueter
Contact: rschlueter@bnd.com

Title:  Relief, uncertainty for Macon County agencies after budget passage
Source: Herald & Review
Date:  July 7, 2017
Direct link:  http://herald-review.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/relief-uncertainty-for-macon-county-agencies-after-budget-passage/article_88d8780a-4d2a-5c06-836e-a40f7fcc94e7.html
Author: Kevin McDermott

Title: Drug court graduates seventh person
Source: The Register-Mail
Direct link: http://www.galesburg.com/news/20170628/drug-court-graduates-seventh-person
Date: June 28, 2017
Author: Robert Connelly
Contact: rconnelly@register-mail.com

Title: Will county a recipient of substance abuse grant
Source: mySuburbanLife.com
Date: June 8, 2017
Direct link:  http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2017/06/07/will-county-a-recipient-of-substance-abuse-grant/ah0p7oi/
Author: Mike Mallory
Contact: mmallory@shawmedia.com

Title:  County seeking new approach to nonviolent crime
Source:  Herald-Whig
Date:  May 26, 2017
Direct link:  http://www.whig.com/20170527/county-seeking-new-approach-to-nonviolent-crime#
Author: Matt Dutton
Contact: mdutton@whig.com

Title:  Illinois Issues: Should 10-Year-Old Kids Be Kept In Juvenile Detention?
Source:  NPR Illinois
Date:  May 25, 2017
Direct Link:  http://nprillinois.org/post/illinois-issues-should-10-year-old-kids-be-kept-juvenile-detention#stream/0
Author:  Daisy Contreras
Contact:  dcontr4@uis.edu  

Title:  DeKalb County Mental Health Court offers a new avenue to productive living
Source: Daily Chronicle
Date: April 28, 2017
Direct Link:  http://www.daily-chronicle.com/2017/04/27/dekalb-county-mental-health-court-offers-a-new-avenue-to-productive-living/ao9xl3s/  
Author: Christopher Heimerman
Contact: cheimerman@shawmedia.com 

Title:  Warren County drug court program still needs certified
Source: The Register-Mail
Date: April 12, 2017
Direct Link:  http://www.galesburg.com/news/20170412/warren-county-drug-court-program-still-needs-certified 
Author: Robert Connelly
Contact: rconnelly@register-mail.com  

Title:  Chicago Ideas Asks Panel, Audience to ‘Reimagine Prison’
Source:  WTTW
Date: February 27, 2017
Direct Link:  http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2017/02/27/chicago-ideas-asks-panel-audience-reimagine-prison 
Author: Maya Miller
Contact: N/A

Title:  Adult Redeploy Illinois graduates first Will County class
Source: The Herald-News
Date: February 22, 2017
Direct Link: http://www.theherald-news.com/2017/02/22/adult-redeploy-illinois-graduates-first-will-county-class/a2yqhlu/ 
Author: Brian Stanley
Contact: bstanley@shawmedia.com 

Title:  Non-Violent Offenders Graduate Program, Avoid Prison
Source: Joliet Patch
Date: February 19, 2017
Direct Link:  https://patch.com/illinois/joliet/non-violent-offenders-graduate-program-avoid-prison 
Author: Joseph Hosey
Contact: Joseph.Hosey@patch.com 

Title:  6 Highlights From Illinois Criminal Justice Commission’s Final Report
Source:  Illinois Policy
Date: January 20, 2017
Direct Link:  https://www.illinoispolicy.org/6-highlights-from-illinois-criminal-justice-commissions-final-report/
Author: Hilary Gowins
Contact: hgowins@illinoispolicy.org

Title: Criminal Justice Reform Releases Final Report to Reduce Prison Population and Recidivism
Source: mystateline.com
Date: January 12, 2017
Direct Link:  http://www.mystateline.com/news/criminal-justice-reform-releases-final-report-to-reduce-prison-population-and-recidivism/640032742 
Author: Pari Cruz
Contact: pcruz@wtvo.com

Title:  New state's attorney wants to establish drug court
Source: NewsTribune
Date: December 30, 2016
Direct link: http://www.newstrib.com/free/new-state-s-attorney-wants-to-establish-drug-court/article_a488c050-ce92-11e6-805e-f7eb3212bd0b.html
Author: Kevin Solari
Contact: countyreporter@newstrib.com

Title:  County public defender: We have 'great' win rate
Source: MyWebTimes.com
Date: December 29, 2016
Direct link: http://www.mywebtimes.com/news/local/county-public-defender-we-have-great-win-rate/article_4c952eeb-f6df-5bf4-ba0e-4d7cb7fb17e1.html
Author: David Giuliani
Contact: davidg@mywebtimes.com

Title:  Addressing Criminal Justice Through Adult Redeploy Saved Il $76 Million From 2011-2015
Source:  Illinois Policy
Date: December 16, 2016
Direct Link: https://www.illinoispolicy.org/addressing-criminal-justice-through-adult-redeploy-saved-il-76-million-from-2011-2015/
Author: Hilary Gowins
Contact: hgowins@illinoispolicy.org

Title: Will County introduces team of therapy dogs to court system
Source: The Herald-News
Date:  December 1, 2016
Direct link: http://www.theherald-news.com/2016/12/01/will-county-introduces-team-of-therapy-dogs-to-court-system/ayev5i4/
Author: Mike Mallory
Contact: mmallory@shawmedia.com

Title:  Winnebago County Adult Drug Court Program Helps Non-Violent Offenders Rebuild Their Lives
Source:  MyStateline.com
Date: November 17, 2016
Direct link: http://www.mystateline.com/news/winnebago-county-adult-drug-court-program-helps-non-violent-offenders-rebuild-their-lives/609728872
Author: Pari Cruz
Contact: pcruz@wtvo.com

Title:  Majority of Illinoisans support criminal-justice reform
Source:  Illinois Policy
Date: August 8, 2016
Direct link:  https://www.illinoispolicy.org/reports/majority-of-illinoisans-support-criminal-justice-reform/
Author: Bryant Jackson-Green, Illinois Policy Institute
Contact: N/A

2016:

Title: Illinois Courts give $335,000 to Will County specialty courts
Source: The Herald-News
Date: June 16, 2016
Direct link: http://www.theherald-news.com/2016/06/16/illinois-courts-give-335-000-to-will-county-specialty-courts/ajcnu9w/
Author: Mike Mallory
Contact: mmallory@shawmedia.com

Title: Do we really prefer robberies to rescued kids?
Source: Chicago Sun Times
Date: June 6, 2016
Direct link: http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/do-we-really-prefer-robberies-to-rescued-kids/
Author: Sun Times Editorial Board
Contact: N/A

Title: Illinois Issues: Budget Impasse May Prove Setback To Governor’s Prison Reduction Goal
Source: NPR Illinois
Date: May 26, 2016
Direct link: http://nprillinois.org/post/illinois-issues-budget-impasse-may-prove-setback-governor-s-prison-reduction-goal#stream/0
Author: Jake J. Smith
Contact: N/A

Title: Meet Cook County’s Tough Love Judge
Source: CBS Chicago
Date: May 23, 2016
Direct link: http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/05/23/meet-cook-countys-tough-love-judge/
Author: Mai Martinez
Contact: N/A

Title: Will, Grundy nonprofits: Stopgap funding bill 'not the endgame'
Source: The Herald-News
Date: May 14, 2016
Direct link: http://www.theherald-news.com/2016/05/13/will-grundy-nonprofits-stopgap-funding-bill-not-the-endgame/aiatrji/
Author: Lauren Leone-Cross
Contact: lleonecross@shawmedia.com

Title: Will County weighs salary increases
Source: Chicago Tribune (Daily Southtown)
Date: April 14, 2016
Direct link: http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-will-county-salaries-st-0415-20160414-story.html
Author: Susan DeMar Lafferty
Contact: slafferty@tribpub.com

Title: Glasgow: 'Not done fighting' for Adult Redeploy Illinois grant dollars
Source: The Herald-News
Date: April 16, 2016
Direct link: http://www.theherald-news.com/2016/04/15/glasgow-not-done-fighting-for-adult-redeploy-illinois-grant-dollars/ai0gkdm/
Author: Lauren Leone-Cross
Contact: lleonecross@shawmedia.com

Title: This time, Rauner bottles up his poison pills
Source: Crain’s Chicago Business
Date: April 8, 2016
Direct link: http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20160408/NEWS02/160409821/this-time-rauner-bottles-up-his-poison-pills
Author: Rich Miller
Contact: N/A

Title: Will County may loan funds to fill state gap
Source: Chicago Tribune (Daily Southtown)
Date: April 7, 2016
Direct link: http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-will-funds-state-programs-st-0406-20160407-story.html
Author: Susan DeMar Lafferty
Contact: slafferty@tribpub.com

Title: Will County agrees to fund prison diversion program — for now
Source: The Herald-News
Date: April 5, 2016
Direct link: http://www.theherald-news.com/2016/04/05/will-county-agrees-to-fund-prison-diversion-program-for-now/aab3rbd/?page=1
Author: Lauren Leone-Cross
Contact: lleonecross@shawmedia.com

Title: Guest View: A Will County program breaking the cycle of crime
Source: Belleville News-Democrat
Date: March 25,2016
Direct link: http://www.bnd.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article68325187.html
Author: Austin Berg
Contact: aberg@illinoispolicy.org

Title: Tough Love: A Will County program breaking the cycle of crime
Source:  Chicago Tribune –Daily Southtown
Date: March 25, 2016
Direct link: http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/opinion/ct-sta-berg-drug-court-st-0327-20160324-story.html
Author:  Austin Berg
Contact: aberg@illinoispolicy.org

Title: Grundy finance committee approves continued support of mental health court
Source:  Morris Herald-News
Date: March 24, 2016
Direct link: http://www.morrisherald-news.com/2016/03/22/grundy-finance-committee-approves-continued-support-of-mental-health-court/aki3n3g/
Author: Heidi Litchfield
Contact: hlitchfield@shawmedia.com

Title: Lack of state funds jeopardizes prison diversion program
Source: Chicago Tribune –Daily Southtown
Date: March 11, 2016
Direct link: http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-redeploy-will-county-st-0311-20160311-story.html
Author: Susan DeMar Lafferty
Contact: slafferty@southtownstar.com

Title: Will County may fill funding gap for specialty ARI court program
Source: The Herald-News
Date: March 10, 2016
Direct link: http://www.theherald-news.com/2016/03/10/will-county-may-fill-funding-gap-for-specialty-ari-court-program/awld3nv/
Author: Lauren Leone–Cross
Contact: lleonecross@shawmedia.com

Title: Donnelly, Roliardi square off for GOP state's attorney
Source: The Times
Date: March 9, 2016
Direct link: http://www.mywebtimes.com/news/local/donnelly-roliardi-square-off-for-gop-state-s-attorney/article_44dedf3f-a0b9-5c50-877c-6f0aa52ec369.html
Author: Dan Churney
Contact: danc@mywebtimes.com

Title: When second chances come first: Kristin Love, Julie McCabe-Sterr, and State’s Attorney James Glasgow
Source: Illinois Policy Institute and YouTube
Date: March 8, 2016
Direct link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OA0WiwQq5k, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_xVZ1e0Clc , and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZZSmp5s1UA
Author: Bryant Jackson-Green
Contact: bjackson@illinoispolicy.org

Title: Knox County drug court 'running on fumes'
Source:  The Register-Mail
Date: March 5, 2016
Direct link: http://www.galesburg.com/article/20160305/NEWS/160309862/?Start=1
Author: Robert Connelly
Contact: rconnelly@register-mail.com

Title: State-funded alternative court programs in jeopardy in Will, Grundy counties
Source: The Herald News
Date: March 5, 2016
Direct link: http://www.theherald-news.com/2016/03/04/state-funded-alternative-court-programs-in-jeopardy-in-will-grundy-counties/a4kfzoq/?page=2
Author: Lauren Leone–Cross
Contact: lleonecross@shawmedia.com

Title: Drug court treats, gives back
Source:  The Telegraph
Date: February 23rd, 2016
Direct link: http://thetelegraph.com/news/local-news-1/78479/drug-court-treats-gives-back
Author: Sanford J. Schmidt
Contact: sschmidt@civitasmedia.com

Title: Toni Preckwinkle Warns of a Trickle-Down Budget Crisis in Cook County
Source: WTTW – Chicago Tonight
Date: February 17, 2016
Direct link: http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2016/02/17/toni-preckwinkle-warns-trickle-down-budget-crisis-cook-county
Author: Nick Blumberg
Contact: N/A

Title: Editorial: More pain coming from state budget crisis
Source: Chicago Sun-Times
Date: February 8, 2016
Direct link: http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/7/71/1311856/editorial-pain-coming-state-budget-impasse
Author: Sun Times Editorial Board
Contact: N/A

Title: Diversion Programs Pinched By Lack of Illinois Budget
Source: NPR – Illinois Public Radio
Date: February 8, 2016
Direct link: http://wuis.org/post/diversion-programs-pinched-lack-illinois-budget#stream/0
Author: Sarah Mueller
Contact: N/A

Title: Preckwinkle warns of possible county layoffs due to state budget impasse
Source: Chicago Tribune
Date: February 6, 2016
Direct link: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-toni-preckwinkle-state-budget-met-0209-20160208-story.html
Author: Hal Dardick
Contact: HDardick@chicagotribune.com

Title: Letter: Mental Health Court is coming to DeKalb County
Source: Daily Chronicle
Date: February 5, 2016
Direct link: http://www.daily-chronicle.com/2016/02/05/letter-mental-health-court-is-coming-to-dekalb-county/anciv2n/
Author: Richard H. Schmack
Contact: N/A

Title: Rauner’s own policies undermined
Source:  Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Date: February 3, 2016
Direct link: http://www.chicagolawbulletin.com/Appleseed-letter-2-3-16.aspx
Author: Kathryn Welter, Malcolm C. Rich and Ali M. Abid
Contact: N/A

Title: Cook County's most unconventional judge takes justice beyond the bench
Source: Chicago Reader
Date: January 07, 2016
Direct link: http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/cook-county-judge-jackie-portman-criminal-justice/Content?oid=20763827
Author: Maya Dukmasova
Contact: N/A

Title: At Issue
Source: WBBM/CBS
Date: January 5, 2016
Direct link: http://chicago.cbslocal.com/audio/at-issue/
Author: Craig Dellimore
Contact: N/A

2015:

Title: Adult Redeploy Has Saved Illinois $64 Million
Source: Illinois Policy Institute blog
Date: November 23, 2015
Direct link: https://www.illinoispolicy.org/adult-redeploy-has-saved-illinois-64-million/
Author: Bryant Jackson-Green
Contact: bjackson@illinoispolicy.org

Title: Kendall County drug court grant held up by Illinois fiscal stalemate
Source: Kendall County Now
Date: September 12, 2015
Direct link: http://www.kendallcountynow.com/2015/09/03/kendall-county-drug-court-grant-held-up-by-illinois-fiscal-stalemate/a7mie9k/
Author:  Matt Schury
Contact: mschury@kendallcountynow.com

Title: Kendall County May Start its own Drug Court
Source: Chicago Tribune
Date: September 3, 2015
Direct link: http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/news/ct-abn-kendall-drugcourt-st-0903-20150902-story.html
Author:  Steve Lord
Contact: slord@tribpub.com

Title: Steady Progress on Criminal Justice Reform.
Date: August 20, 2015
Source: Illinois Times
Direct link: http://illinoistimes.com/article-16025-steady-progress-on-criminal-justice-reform.html
Author: Patrick Yeagle
Contact: pyeagle@illinoistimes.com

Title: Expanding Adult Redeploy Illinois Could Mean Millions in Savings for Illinois Prisons
Source: Illinois Policy Institute blog
Date: August 3, 2015
Direct link: https://www.illinoispolicy.org/expanding-adult-redeploy-could-mean-millions-in-savings-for-illinois-prisons/
Author: Bryant Jackson-Green
Contact: bjackson@illinoispolicy.org

Title: Money found to continue ‘important’ drug court program
Source: Belvidere Daily Republican
Date: July 29, 2015
Direct link: http://www.belvideredailyrepublican.net/
Author: Bob Baglemann
Contact: N/A

Title: Editorial: Bipartisan support grows for prison reform
Source: Sun Times
Date: July 20, 2015
Direct link: http://chicago.suntimes.com/editorials-opinion/7/71/780760/editorial-bi-partisan-support-grows-prison-reform
Author: Editorial Board
Contact: N/A

Title: Making Illinois smart on crime: First steps to reduce spending, ease offender re-entry and enhance public safety
Source: Illinois Policy Institute blog
Date: July 2015
Direct link: https://www.illinoispolicy.org/reports/making-illinois-smart-on-crime-first-steps-to-reduce-spending-ease-offender-re-entry-and-enhance-public-safety/
Author: Bryant Jackson-Green
Contact: bjackson@illinoispolicy.org

Title: Opinion- Packing Illinois Prisons Tears Families Apart
Source: Sun Times
Date: July 17, 2015
Direct link: http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/7/71/776617/opinion-packing-illinois-prisons-tears-families-apart
Author: Bryant Jackson-Green
Contact: bjackson@illinoispolicy.org

Title: Mental Health Court Gets Funds for Next Year
Source: Morris Daily Herald
Date: June 19, 2015
Direct link: http://www.morrisherald-news.com/2015/06/17/mental-health-court-gets-funds-for-next-year/a7ah2bt/
Author: Heidi Litchfield
Contact: hlitchfield @shawmedia.com

Title: Illinois Prison Overcrowding and Costs Prompt New, “Smart” Approach to Offenders
Source: Reboot Illinois
Date: June 10, 2015
Direct link: http://www.rebootillinois.com/2015/06/10/editors-picks/esther-franco-payne/illinois-prison-overcrowding-and-costs-prompt-new-smart-approach-to-offenders/39458/
Author: Esther Franco-Payne
Contact: jimbray1@mac.com

Title: Program aims to keep offenders out of prison: Judge Richard Brown says he will do all he can to see that program works
Source: Unknown
Date: May 2015
Direct link: N/A
Author: N/A
Contact: N/A

Title: Locked Up: Treatment vs. Imprisonment
Source: WCIA
Date: April 29, 2015
Direct link: http://www.illinoishomepage.net/news/capitol-news/locked-up-treatment-vs-imprisonment
Author: Matt Porter
Contact: mporter@wcia.com

Title: Escape a Symptom of Diseased Corrections Systems
Date: April 6, 2015
Direct link: http://www.mywebtimes.com/opinion/columnists/salmagundi-escape-a-symptom-of-diseased-corrections-system/article_0ce97397-d34f-5981-b51b-d1e0dedc3238.html
Author: Scott T. Holland
Contact: scotth@mywebtimes.com

Title: Lawmakers on 2016 Budget Negotiations
Source: Chicago Tonight - WTTW
Date: April 1, 2015
Direct link: http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2015/04/01/lawmakers-2016-budget-negotiations
Author: N/A
Contact: N/A

Title: Convict to Community and Back Again
Source: WUIS
Date: April 1, 2015
Direct link: http://wuis.org/post/convict-community-and-back-again#stream/0
Author: Jacqualine Simone Williams
Contact: jwillpress@gmail.com

Title: State RoundUp: Rauner diverts Fair Share Witholding
Source: Rock River Times
Date: March 20, 2015
Direct link: http://rockrivertimes.com/2015/03/20/state-roundup-rauner-diverts-fair-share-withholding/
Author:  Staff reports
Contact: N/A

Title: You Paid for It: Controlling prison costs
Source: WCIA
Date: February 25, 2015
Direct link: http://www.illinoishomepage.net/news/capitol-news/you-paid-for-it-controlling-prison-costs
Author: Matt Porter
Contact: mporter@wcia.com

Title: The State’s Adult Redeploy Illinois Program Saved Taxpayers Nearly 50 Million Dollars over the Last Four Year
Source: DeWitt Daily News
Date: February 21, 2015
Direct link: http://dewittdailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=22&id=164529#.Vmn8ENIrLcs
Author: N/A      
Contact: N/A

Title: Rauner: Illinois Prison Diversion Program Saves Taxpayers $46 Million
Source: Illinois Observer
Date: February 18, 2015
Direct link: http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2015/02/18/rauner-illinois-prison-diversion-program-saves-taxpayers-46-million/
Author: IO News Staff
Contact: newsdesk@illinoisobserver.net

Title: ICJIA Outlines Adult Redeploy Illinois Impact through 2014: Taxpayer cost savings nearing $50 million
Source: Press release – Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority
Date: February 17, 2015
Direct link: http://www.icjia.state.il.us/assets/pdf/ICJIA_ARI_2014_PR.PDF
Author: Cristin Monti Evans
Contact: Cristin.evans@illinois.gov

Title: Bruce Rauner forms commission to study Illinois criminal justice system
Source: Northwest Herald
Date: February 11, 2015
Direct link: http://www.nwherald.com/2015/02/11/bruce-rauner-forms-commission-to-study-illinois-criminal-justice-system/a4m6udk/
Author:  John O’Connor
Contact: N/A

Title: Rauner looking at criminal justice system overhaul
Source: Chicago Tribune
Date: February 11, 2015
Direct link: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/chi-rauner-looking-at-criminal-justice-system-overhaul-20150211-story.html
Author: Monique Garcia and Jessie Hellmann
Contact: N/A

Title: Will County's Adult Redeploy Illinois grant funding to be released
Source: The Herald-News
Date: February 7, 2015
Direct link: http://www.theherald-news.com/2015/02/06/will-countys-adult-redeploy-illinois-grant-funding-to-be-released/aqrbmok/
Author: Lauren Leone-Cross
Contact: lleonecross@shawmedia.com

Title: What Rauner Should Do About Prisons
Source: Opinion - Chicago Sun Times
Date: February 6, 2015
Direct link: http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/7/71/349839/rauner-prisons
Author: Alan Mills
Contact: N/A

Title: Newest Wave of GOP Governors Should Support Prison Reform
Source: Huffington Post
Date: February 5, 2015
Direct link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alexa-van-brunt/newest-wave-of-gop-govern_b_6617656.html?utm_hp_ref=politics
Author: Alexa Van Brunt
Contact: N/A

Title: SoS: Lift cap on charter schools, increase minimum wage, reform criminal justice, prevailing wage and PLAs
Source: Illinois News Network
Date: February 5, 2015
Direct link: http://ilnews.org/3969/sos-lift-cap-on-charter-schools-increase-minimum-wage-reform-criminal-justice-prevailing-wage-and-plas/
Author: Greg Bishop
Contact: N/A

Title: Bruce Rauner’s Agenda: Working With (and Around) Democrats and Unions
Source: Chicago Magazine
Date: February 5, 2015
Direct link: http://www.chicagomag.com/city-life/February-2015/Bruce-Rauners-Agenda-Working-With-and-Around-Democrats-and-Unions/
Author:  Whet Moser
Contact: N/A

Title: Gov. Rauner Delivers His First State of the State Address
Source: ABC Eyewitness News
Date: February 4, 2015
Direct link: http://abc7chicago.com/politics/gov-rauner-delivers-his-first-state-of-the-state-address-/504473/
Author: Ben Bradley
Contact: N/A

Title: Juvenile and Criminal Justice Experts ‘Very Pleased’ with Gov. Rauner Appointments
Source: The Youth Project: Examining the Issues Vital to Today’s Youth.
Date: February 1, 2015
Direct link: http://www.chicago-bureau.org/juvenile-criminal-justice-experts-pleased-gov-rauner-appointments/
Author: Evelyn Wang
Contact: info@chicagobureau.org

Title: Executive Order Halts Grundy Mental Health Court Funding
Source: Morris Daily Herald
Date: January 27, 2015
Direct link: http://www.morrisdailyherald.com/2015/01/27/executive-order-halts-grundy-mental-health-court-funding/a5kzh4z/?page=2
Author: Heidi Litchfield
Contact: hlitchfield @shawmedia.com

Title: Program Helps Put Parolees on a Path to Successful Lives
Source: Herald and Review
Date: January 25, 2015
Direct link: http://herald-review.com/news/local/program-helps-put-parolees-on-a-path-to-successful-lives/article_801fd4f9-c52d-5511-85c2-bf8ebde47104.html
Author: Theresa Churchill
Contact: tchurchill@herald-review.com

Title: Building a better Illinois: Report of the transition Co-chairs to the Governor elect
Source: N/A
Date: January 2015
Direct link: http://makeillinoisgreat.com/wp-content/uploads/Building-a-Better-Illinois-Report-of-the-Transition-Co-chairs-to-the-Governor-elect.pdf
Author: N/A
Contact: N/A

Title: Rep. Mike Zalewski and Sen. Kwame Raoul: Working toward real criminal justice reform in Illinois
Source: The State Journal Register
Date: January 4, 2015
Direct link: http://www.sj-r.com/article/20150104/Opinion/150109866#ixzz3NyF37j5H
Author: Representative Mike Zalewski (North Riverside) and Senator Kwame Raoul (Chicago)
Contact: N/A

Title: Decaptivity: Paying to keep people out of prison
Source: Illinois Issues
Date: January 2015
Direct link: http://illinoisissues.uis.edu/archives/2015/01/Decaptivity.html
Author: Brian Mackey
Contact: bmack3@uis.edu

2014:

Title: Grundy County mental health court receives funding
Source: Morris Daily Herald
Date: December 15, 2014
Direct link: http://www.morrisdailyherald.com/2014/12/15/grundy-county-mental-health-court-receives-funding/atzwppu/
Author: Heidi Litchfield
Contact: hlitchfield @shawmedia.com

Title: As prisons swell, Illinois needs wiser prison policies
Source: Chicago Sun Times – Op-Ed
Date: November 20, 2014
Direct link: unavailable
Author: N/A
Contact: N/A

Title: State's Attorney Glasgow Says "Redeploy Illinois" Will Give People an Alternative to Prison
Publication: WJOL 1340
Date: October 16, 2014
Direct link: http://www.wjol.com/common/more.php?m=15&r=3&item_id=57631
Author: N/A
Contact: N/A

Title: Governor Candidates differ on prison reform
Publication: WSIU Public Broadcasting
Date: October 13, 2014
Direct link: http://news.wsiu.org/post/governor-candidates-differ-prison-reform
Author: Illinois Radio Network
Contact: N/A

Title: Changing directions: A Roadmap for Reforming Illinois’ Prison System
Publication: Huff Post Chicago
Date: October 2, 2014
Direct link: http://news.wsiu.org/post/governor-candidates-differ-prison-reform
Author: John Maki
Contact: johnemaki@gmail.com

Title: State Affairs: Getting smarter on prison sentences
Publication: The Times (Ottawa, IL)
Date: September 4, 2014
Direct link: http://www.mywebtimes.com/opinion/columnists/state-affairs-getting-smarter-on-prison-sentences/article_af2d50b8-6617-5e63-81d0-66f7cd577574.html?mode=print
Author: Jim Nowlan
Contact: jnowlan3@gmail.com

Title: Illinois looks at sentencing reform
Publication: Chicago Tonight
Date: July 15, 2014
Direct link: http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/video?page=2
Author: Brandis Friedman
Contact: chicagotonight@wttw.com

Title: Funding for Grundy Mental Health Court being delayed
Publication: Morris Daily Herald
Date: June 20, 2014
Direct link: http://www.morrisdailyherald.com/2014/06/20/funding-for-grundy-mental-health-court-being-delayed/a3pequv/?page=1
Author: Jessica Bourque
Contact: jbourque@shawmedia.com

Title: Illinois Mental health court coming to Grundy County
Publication: Morris Daily Herald
Date: June 2, 2014
Direct link: http://morrisdailyherald.com/2014/06/02/mental-health-court-coming-to-grundy-county/adajivy/?page=2
Author: Jessica Bourque
Contact: jbourque@shawmedia.com

Title: Winnebago County Drug Court medication therapy shows success
Publication: WREX – NBC Rockford
Date: April 23, 2014
Direct link: http://www.wrex.com/story/25262596/2014/04/16/winnebago-county-drug-court-medication-therapy-shows-success
Author: Samantha Jeffreys
Contact: sjeffreys@wrex.com

Title: County officials praise heroin addiction program
Publication: Rock River Times
Date: April 16, 2014
Direct link: http://rockrivertimes.com/2014/04/16/county-officials-praise-heroin-addiction-program/
Author: Online staff report

Title: Illinois Adult Redeploy Initiative-National Criminal Justice Association
Publication: DC Public Safety radio
Date: March 11, 2014
Direct link: http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/audio/2014/03/illinois-adult-redeploy-initiative-national-criminal-justice-association/

Title: We'll send 35 fewer people to prison with new probation
Publication:  News Tribune – LaSalle, IL
Date: March 1, 2014
Direct link: Click here to read the article >>
Author: Tom Collins, News Tribune (La Salle, IL)
Contact: (815) 220-6930; courtreporter@newstrib.com

Title: GOP hopefuls: Prisons crowded, but fixes elusive
Publication: Belleville New-Democrat – Belleville, Illinois
Date: February 21, 2014
Direct link: http://www.bnd.com/2014/02/21/3071675/gop-hopefuls-prisons-crowded-but.html
Also found in: The Southern Illinoisan, http://thesouthern.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/gop-hopefuls-prisons-crowded-but-fixes-elusive/article_70fc6acd-ea83-57b6-8ed1-f41478775c59.html
Author: John O’Connor, The Associated Press

Title: Out of Jail; Into the Workforce
Publication:  Tonica News
Date: February 13, 2014
Direct link:  http://www.tonicanews.com/2014/02/03/out-of-jail-into-the-work-force/a5qe0vl/
Author: Ken Schroeder – Tonica News
Contact: news@tonicanews.com

Title: Kane County court services to get $300K grant for probation services
Publication:  Northwest Herald – Crystal Lake, IL
Date: January 3, 2014
Direct link:  http://www.nwherald.com/2014/01/04/kane-county-court-services-to-get-300k-grant-for-probation-services/a1wvgg7/
Author: Brenda Schory – Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
Contact: bschory@shawmedia.com

Title: More support for alternative sentencing
Publication:  WBJZ/Altondailynews.com – Alton, IL
Date: January 1, 2014
Direct link:  http://altondailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=107313#.UsXx-CLnbcs
Author: Dave Dahl - Illinois Radio Network (WBJZ/Altondailynews.com)

2013:

Title: State extends ‘Redeploy’ funding: Program diverts offenders from prison system
Publication:  The Telegraph – Edwardsville, IL
Date: December 31, 2013
Direct link: http://www.thetelegraph.com/news/news/635698/State-extends-Redeploy-funding
Author: Sanford J. Schmidt – The Telegraph (Edwardsville, IL)
Contact: sschmidt@civitasmedia.com

Title: Ill. hopes to move more non-violent offenders from prison
Publication: Correctionsone.com
Date: December 31, 2013
Direct link: http://www.correctionsone.com/corrections/articles/6702993-Ill-hopes-to-move-more-non-violent-offenders-from-prison/
Author: The Associated Press

Title:  DuPage Circuit Court receives $300K grant to keep nonviolent offenders out of prison
Publication: MySuburbanLife.com – Downers Grove, IL
Date: December 31, 2013
Direct link:  http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2013/12/30/dupage-circuit-court-receives-300k-grant-to-keep-nonviolent-offenders-out-of-prison/au9yiw4/
Author: Suburban Life Media

Title:  Program frees up prison space
Publication: Galesburg Register-Mail
Date: December 31, 2013
Direct link:  http://www.galesburg.com/article/20131231/NEWS/131239989/10182/NEWS

Title:  Illinois moving non-violent offenders to community-based services
Publication:  KTVI – St. Louis
Date: December 30, 2013
Direct link:  http://kplr11.com/2013/12/30/illinois-moving-non-violent-offenders-to-community-based-services/
Author: Staff Writer

Title: State: $7M going toward non-violent offender program
Publication: The Southern Illinoisan – Carbondale, IL
Date: December 30, 2013
Direct link: http://thesouthern.com/news/state-m-going-toward-non-violent-offender-program/article_6b38d632-7116-11e3-b8c6-0019bb2963f4.html
Author: The Associated Press

Title: Adult Redeploy Illinois Awards Will Expand Community-Based Alternatives to Incarceration
Publication: E-new Park Forest – Chicago, IL
Date: December 30, 2013
Direct link: http://www.enewspf.com/latest-news/latest-local/49075-governor-quinn-announces-7-million-to-divert-non-violent-offenders-from-prison-to-community-programs.html
Author: Press Release

Title: Illinois working on community programs for non-violent offenders
Publication: Tristatehomepage.com – Evansville, Indiana
Date: December 30, 2013
Direct link: http://www.tristatehomepage.com/story/illinois-working-on-community-programs-for-non-vio/d/story/83hnUumkmkOQdsVc7DYFew

Title: Quinn: $7M to divert non-violent offenders to community programs
Publication: WGNtv.com – Chicago, IL
Date: December 30, 2013
Direct link: http://wgntv.com/2013/12/30/quinn-announces-7-million-to-divert-non-violent-offenders-to-community-programs/

Title: Winnebago County Circuit Court receives grant to help offenders avoid prison
Publication: Rock River Times
Date: December 30, 2013
Direct link: http://rockrivertimes.com/happening-now/2013/12/30/winnebago-county-circuit-court-receives-grant-to-help-offenders-avoid-prison/

Title: $7M Announced for Ill. Non-Violent Offender Program
Publication: WKMS- Murray, Kentucky
Date: December 30, 2013
Direct link: http://wkms.org/post/7m-announced-ill-non-violent-offender-program
Author: The Associated Press

Title: Metro East probation departments receive funding
Publication: St. Louis Business Journal
Date: December 30, 2013
Direct link:  http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/morning_call/2013/12/metro-east-probation-departments.html

Title: Money on the way to divert non-violent offenders in Illinois
Publication: KHQA- Connecttristates.com – Quincy, IL
Date: December 30, 2013
Direct link: http://www.connecttristates.com/news/story.aspx?id=988613#.UsXlaSLnbcs
Author: Rajah Maples – KHQA, connecttristates.com
Contact: rmaples@khqa.com

Title: Grant money coming to Metro East probation programs
Publication: CBS – St. Louis
Date: December 29, 2013
Direct link:  http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2013/12/29/grant-money-coming-to-metro-east-probation-programs/

Title: $7M for non-violent offender program from budget
Publication: St. Louis Post Dispatch
Date: December 29, 2013
Direct link:  http://www.stltoday.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/m-for-non-violent-offender-program-from-budget/article_eb2dc62f-2d60-5058-8204-4f4860084615.html

Title: Winnebago, Boone awarded thousands to divert non-violent offenders from prison
Publication: Rockford Register Starr
Date: December 29, 2013
Direct link:  http://www.rrstar.com/article/20131229/NEWS/131229630/10333/NEWS

Title:  $7M going toward non-violent offender program
Publication: KWCQ.com – Quad Cities
Date: December 29, 2013
Direct link:  http://www.kwqc.com/story/24322255/7m-going-toward-non-violent-offender-program

Title: $7 Million Headed to IL Counties, Helping Keep People out of Jail
Publication: clproud.com – Peoria, IL
Date: December 29, 2013
Direct link:  http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/story/7-million-headed-to-il-counties-helping-keep-peopl/d/story/bVDQQn53MUWE1w3yPzjhtg

Title: Illinois Sends $7 million to prison diversion program
Publication: St. Louis Public Radio
Date: December 29, 2013
Direct link: http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/illinois-sends-7-million-prison-diversion-program
Author: Kelly Macneil – St. Louis Public Radio

Title: Illinois officials announce $7 million toward non-violent offender program
Publication: The Republic – Columbus, Indiana
Date: December 29, 2013
Direct link: http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/0bc75e7fb44548f8ad5635213195912d/IL--Non-Violent-Offenders

Title: Boone County Drug Court in the Works
Publication: Rockford Register Star
Date: October 17, 2013
Direct link: http://www.rrstar.com/article/20131017/NEWS/131019468/10472
Author: Jennifer Wheeler – Rockford Register Star
Contact Info: 815-987-1354; jwheeler@rrstar.com; @jenmwheeler

Title: Biss Panel Talks Criminal Justice Reform
Publication: Evanston Now
Date: September 15, 2013
Direct link: http://evanstonnow.com/story/government/chris-clow/2013-09-15/58550/biss-panel-talks-criminal-justice-reform
Author: Chris Clow – Evanston Now

Title: Give Wiser Prison Policies a Chance
Publication: Chicago Sun Times (Editorial)
Date: September 5, 2013
Direct link: http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/22376749-474/give-wiser-prison-policies-a-chance.html

Title:  Noon Rotatarians Hear About Mental Health Courts
Publication:  Premier Broadcasting, Inc.
Date: August 28, 2013
Direct link: http://www.thexradio.com/news/78-local-news/7264-noon-rotarians-hear-about-mental-health-court
Author: Greg Sapp – Premier Broadcasting, Inc.

Title:  The Potential of Community Corrections to Improve Safety and Reduce Recidivism
Publication:  Vera Institute of Justice
Date: July 18, 2013
Direct link: http://www.vera.org/pubs/performance-incentive-funding

Title:  Mental Health Courts Help Eligible Non-Violent Offenders
Publication:  Herald Review
Date:  July 17, 2013
Direct link: http://herald-review.com/news/local/mental-health-courts-help-eligible-nonviolent-offenders/article_153fb9a0-ec3f-11e2-b6c9-0019bb2963f4.html
Author: Allison Petty, Herald Review
Contact: apetty@herald-review.com (217) 421-6986

Title:  Staying Clean After Winnebago County Drug Court
Publication: Rockford Register Star
Date: June 8, 2013
Direct link: http://www.rrstar.com/article/20130608/NEWS/306089915/10448/NEWS

Title: Fighting Crime the Smart Way
Publication: Chicago Sun Times (Editorial)
Date:  May 22, 2013
Direct link: http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/20254547-474/editorial-fighting-crime-the-smart-way.html

Title:  Winnebago County Drug Court Celebrates 31st Graduation
Publication: Rockford Register Star
Date: May 15, 2013
Direct link: http://www.rrstar.com/x776190417/Winnebago-County-drug-court-celebrates-31st-graduation
Author: Chris Green, Rockford Register Star
Contact: 815-987-1241; cgreen@rrstar.com; @chrisfgreen

Title: Promising Practices
Publication: National Criminal Justice Association Justice Bulletin
Date: April 2013
Direct link: http://ncjp.org/content/adult-redeploy-supporting-local-capacity-promoting-alternatives-incarceration

Title: Jay Scott: Redeploy Illinois solution to costs of juvenile crime
Publication: State Journal Register
Date: April 27, 2013
Direct link: http://www.sj-r.com/opinions/x1973694380/Jump-Start-Illinois-Redeploy-Illinois-solution-to-costs-of-juvenile-crime
Author: Jay Scott, Macon County State’s Attorney (wrote editorial for State Journal Register)

Title:  Drug Court Just the Guide Bill McPherrin Needed
Publication: Galesburg Register Mail
Date: April 21, 2013
Direct link: http://www.galesburg.com/article/20130421/NEWS/304219948/0/SEARCH
Author: Ariel Cheung , Galesburg Register Mail
Contact: acheung@register-mail.com

Title: Drug Court: Breaking the bonds of abuse
Publication: Galesburg Register Mail
Date: April 14, 2013
Direct link: http://www.galesburg.com/article/20130414/NEWS/304149959/0/SEARCH
Author: Ariel Cheung , Galesburg Register Mail
Contact: acheung@register-mail.com

Title:  Drug Court Helps Addicts Break the Cycle
Publication: Galesburg Register Mail
Date: April 7, 2013
Direct link: http://www.galesburg.com/article/20130407/NEWS/304079946/0/SEARCH
Author: Ariel Cheung , Galesburg Register Mail
Contact: acheung@register-mail.com

Title: Success of Juvenile ‘Redeploy’ Program for Felons Sparks and Adult Form
Publication: Pantragraph.com
Date: March, 10, 2013
Direct link: http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/success-of-juvenile-redeploy-program-for-felons-sparks-an-adult/article_7c64a9ec-8920-11e2-a990-0019bb2963f4.html
Author: Edith Brady-Lunny, Pantagraph.com
Contact: eblunny@pantagraph.com

2012:

Title:  Illinois PIF Program Emphasizes Local Control and Design
Publication:  Vera Institute of Justice
Date: November 26, 2012
Direct link: http://www.vera.org/blog/illinois-pif-program-emphasizes-local-design-and-control

Title:  Performance Incentive Funding: Aligning Fiscal and Operational Responsibility to Produce More Safety at Less Cost
Publication:  Vera Institute of Justice
Date: November 7, 2012
Direct link: http://www.vera.org/pubs/performance-incentive-funding