This microsite presents updated information and guidance on how to establish or enhance a local Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC).The information on this microsite will help appointed and elected officials of general government and stakeholders of local justice systems of all sizes create or strengthen their local CJCCs. It should be of particular interest to citizens and public officials  who sense that more collaborative, better coordinated decision making processes can improve their local criminal justice system significantly.

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) hopes this microsite will assist the staff and citizens of local jurisdictions who wish to improve communication, cooperation, and collaboration in their local criminal justice system. We invite all criminal justice practitioners involved in this work to contact the NIC Community Services Division for additional assistance if needed. Contact information for the Community Services Division as well as other CJCC resources are provided under the Resources tab of this microsite.