The Maine Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) is a collaboration between the USM Muskie School, Cutler Institute and the Maine Department of Corrections. The SAC collects, analyzes and disseminates statistical information from a variety of Maine data sources to highlight trends in crime and criminal justice in the state, identify policy implications, and allow a comparison to regional and national trends. Currently SAC is focusing on (1)preparing to host the 2010 National BJS/JRSA Conference in Portland, Maine; (2) developing state level data on sex offenders; and (3) analyzing sentencing data for the new State Sentencing and Corrections Practices Coordinating Council.
Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy
Maine Statistical Analysis Center
2015 Disproportionate Contact: Youth of Color in Maine's Juvenile Justice System Report
"Disproportionate Contact: Youth of Color in Maine's Juvenile Justice System" examines racial disparities in the system and provides recommendations on how to move toward racial equity. Robyn Dumont, Erica King and George Shaler of the Muskie School's Justice Policy Program authored the mixed-method report.Learn More