Criminal Justice

We are committed to supporting system-level criminal and youth justice improvements.

Highlighted Partnerships in Criminal and Youth Justice

  • 01/01

    Harris County Juvenile Probation Department

    The Texas Policy Lab and Harris County Juvenile Probation Department (HCJPD) have established an exciting, long-term research partnership to support HCJPD’s mission through data-driven and scientifically based efforts. Read more here.


Our work in Criminal
and Youth Justice

Texas Policy Lab is supporting state and local agencies in Texas focused on a variety of system reform efforts in criminal and youth justice. Projects include assessing the impact of workforce reentry programs on employment and recidivism, creating dashboards and data visualizations that inform youth justice reform decisions, supporting the design and evaluation of new serious juvenile offender programs, and developing new approaches for recruiting, training and retaining correctional officers.

Partnerships and Projects in Criminal and Youth Justice

Example partnerships and projects: