Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Members Meet in California

NNCJCC GRoup Photo (logo)JMI convened representatives from the member jurisdictions of the National Network of Criminal Justice Coordinating Councils (NNCJCC) last week, July 21-22, in Long Beach, California.  With the generous support of the Laura and John Arnold Foundation and in conjunction with the National Association of Counties annual conference, the two-day meeting provided attendees with peer-to-peer learning opportunities and discussion of issues most relevant to criminal justice coordinating councils around the country.

The first day of the NNCJCC meeting focused on emerging criminal justice trends, network planning, and information technologies featuring guest speakers from Code for America and GovLab.  The second day of the meeting highlighted criminal justice programs in Los Angeles County, one of the NNCJCC members. Day two of the

Representatives from the Los Angeles Police Department and the County of Los Angeles Probation Department

Representatives from the Los Angeles Police Department and the County of Los Angeles Probation Department

NNCJCC event took place at the Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse in Long Beach, winner of the 2014 Global Award for Excellence, with hosts Mark Delgado, the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Countywide Criminal Justice Coordination Committee, and Michelle Pangborn.   Mark, Michelle, and courthouse representatives showcased several of their innovative programs including housing programs (such as Housing for Health and Brilliant Corners) from the Office of Diversion and Reentry Housing; jail-based reentry support programs through the Sheriff’s Department and the Department of Health Services; the Skid Row Pilot Project with the County of Los Angeles Probation Department and the Los Angeles Police Department; and the Misdemeanor Early Disposition Program and Community Collaborative Courts from Los Angeles County Superior Court judges and administration.

NNCJCC members from the following jurisdictions were in attendance:

  • Charleston County, South Carolina
  • Clinton County, Iowa
  • Coconino County, Arizona
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Harris County, Texas
  • Hennepin County, Minnesota
  • Johnson County, Kansas
  • Lake County, Illinois
  • Los Angeles County, California
  • Lucas County, Ohio
  • Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
  • Multnomah County, Oregon
  • New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Pinellas County, Florida
  • Sacramento County, California
  • Salt Lake County, Utah
  • Washington, District of Columbia
  • Winona County, Minnesota

 

Aimee WickmanCriminal Justice Coordinating Council Members Meet in California