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First Appearance

The First Appearance is an NCSL newsletter for state legislators, legislative staff and others interested in pretrial release and other front-end justice policies. This newsletter provides monthly updates on state action, new research and the latest news.

November 1, 2022

First Appearance | November-December 2022

In this issue: NCSL and Montana lawmakers work together, NCSL's Legislator Police Academy, Incoporating Data and Evidence into Criminal Justice Policy Decisions, Incentives for Supervision Compliance, The Cache, In the News

October 1, 2022

First Appearance | October 2022

In this issue: Young People and Restorative Justice, Restorative Justice and Giving Victims a Voice, NCSL 2022 Post-Election Briefing, Public Safety Strategies in 2023, and more.

September 1, 2022

First Appearance | September 2022

In this issue: building a more robust behavioral health care continuum, efforts to bolster and elevate the 911 workforce, probation and parole violations definitions, and more.

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