Problem-Solving Approaches to Justice

Problem-Solving Approaches to Justice

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Problem-Solving Approaches to Justice

This infographic presents data collected via the 2017 National Justice Survey (NJS) and 2017 NJS Focus groups, which explored problem-solving approaches to justiceFootnote 1 (N= 2,027).

Overall views

  • 88% believed that the criminal justice system should promote problem-solving approaches to crime.
  • 58% strong support
  • 30% moderate support

Recidivism

  • 75% showed support for the idea that problem-solving justice would be better at reducing rates of re-offending than traditional criminal justice system responses.
  • 39% strong support
  • 36% moderate support

Outcomes

80% believed problem-solving justice would likely lead to better outcomes for the offenders.

Accountability

60% agreed that problem-solving approaches can adequately hold people to account for their crime(s).

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