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    The Criminal Justice Commission's purpose is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state and local criminal justice systems by providing a centralized and impartial forum for statewide policy development and planning. The commission is charged with developing a long-range public safety plan for Oregon, which includes making recommendations on the capacity and use of state prisons and local jails, implementation of community corrections programs and methods to reduce future criminal conduct.
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Editorial: Report on prison population offered good news

                 Albany Democrat-Herald  April 7, 2014                

New Oregon prisons? Forecast says probably not 

                 Statesman Journal  April 3, 2014

Oregon's prison population expected to decrease, likely sparing expense of Junction City prison

                 The Oregonian   April 1, 2014