NYC Government Publication
Late Notice - Annual Report of the Commission on Community Reinvestment and the Closure of Rikers Island
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Such report shall identify neighborhoods and populations most impacted by historical incarceration rates, analyze or assess ways in which reinvestment can reduce incarceration rates and identify opportunities for reinvestment in such communities that shall include, but not be limited to, the following: 1. Investments address the root causes of crime and preventing crime, such as housing, public health and social programs; 2. Practices, policies and community investments that avoid contact with the criminal justice system for persons in mental health crisis, struggling with substance use disorder, homelessness and extreme poverty or other situations in which a traditional law enforcement response may be unwarranted or ineffective; and 3. Proposals for legislation, reviews of prosecutorial practices and police procedures that impact any such issues.