THE SAFER PLAN: PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASE IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

Summary

The SAFER plan

Legal Visitation / Alternatives to Physical Visitation

Medical Copays and Waitlists for Medical Care

Hand Sanitizer Availability and Declassification as Contraband, Soap and Hygiene

Cleaning and Disinfecting Shared Spaces

Jails and Courtrooms

Utilize Alternatives to Incarceration Consistent with Public Safety

Testing Kits, Protocols, and Identification/Mitigation of Symptoms

Procedures for Suspected / Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Earned Time Credit, Programming, and Lockdowns

Reducing Unnecessary Supervision (Parole and Probation)

Technical Violations

Conditions of Supervision

The REFORM Alliance is committed to advancing criminal justice reform and eradicating laws and policies that perpetuate injustice in the United States.