Evidence-Based Justice

Justice programs built on collaboration, engagement, and the scientific method.

Improving the quality of life in our locations with targeted and innovative criminal justice programs

Diversion programs can increase public safety by not using incarceration and the negative consequences it causes. When used with appropriate persons and offenses, it increases the opportunity for rehabilitation.
Pretrial Case Management/Conditional Release
Pretrial Case Management/Conditional Release enables the release of individuals from custody pending pretrial hearings.
Pretrial Screening
Assessments are compiled for judges, defense attorneys, and the prosecution to aid in making an informed release decision.
Group Facilitation
Cognitive Behavioral Programming that is designed to reduce recidivism, increase positive outcomes, and address behavior that drives addiction.
Day Reporting
Routine and random substance monitoring and case management is provided for court-ordered compliance.
Problem-Solving Courts
Case Managers assist high-risk and high-need individuals to identify treatment and other needs and resources to achieve and maintain sobriety.
Evidence-informed technical assistance and consulting services based on cutting-edge research in the pretrial, diversion, and problem-solving courts fields.
Peer Support
Peer Supports empower individuals in recovery through shared life experiences to help the peer gain independent mastery over their own recovery.
Youth Justice
Early intervention programs that focus on restorative justice concepts.
Electronic Monitoring
Full-service provider of solution-focused electronic monitoring equipment such as GPS, Continuous Alcohol Monitoring, and Remote Breath.

Program Locations

Our services are unique to each of our locations. This map provides a snapshot of these offerings along with links to the various resources and crucial information for each location we serve.

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Who We Are
The Difference Principle Network operates under one primary objective – to provide evidence-backed management and administrative services to nonprofit organizations.
Recent News
U.S. Correctional Population Continued to Decline in 2021
U.S. Department of Justice
February 23, 2023
New Pretrial Assessment Tool Aims For More Predictiveness, Fairness
The Minnesota Judicial Council has approved a new version of the Minnesota Pretrial Release Evaluation Form and Assessment Tool (MNPAT). The updates, made after an extensive validation process, are intended to increase the predictiveness and fairness of the tool judges use to help make pretrial release decisions.
MJB News
January 27, 2023
Milwaukee County could begin holding night court to ease case backlog
The first of five courts planned to address a criminal case backlog in Milwaukee County could open as soon as June, the county's chief judge said this week. The second and third courts likely will open later in the summer, Chief Judge Mary Triggiano told the Community Justice Council. The new courts are the centerpiece of the criminal justice system's plan to clear the pandemic-related backlog using $14.6 million in COVID-19 relief funds.
Hillary Mintz
February 15, 2022
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