360 JUSTICE
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Where Criminal Justice Leaders Collaborate

The 360 Justice Podcast gives leaders in the criminal justice industry a platform to discuss how they are solving tough social infrastructure challenges, including overcrowded and aging facilities, changing demographics, staffing shortages, insufficient funding, and more.

Having worked with justice leaders in all 50 states and 22 countries, we know there is a strong desire to learn from others in the justice profession. Join us each month as we talk with distinguished guests from the criminal justice industry about top of mind issues and solutions that have worked for them.

Eli Gage

MEET YOUR HOST

As Founder of Correctional News and CEO of CGL, Eli has more than 30 years of experience serving public sector clients, specifically detention, corrections, and justice, across the country. Since becoming CEO in 2012, Eli has led CGL’s strategic vision of delivering innovative, high quality justice and corrections facilities through the entire lifecycle, from development to handback after 30 years. In less than six years under his leadership, CGL has become the recognized leader in delivering justice and corrections projects designed with the Total Cost of Ownership in mind.

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EPISODES

Analyzing the Future of Rehabilitation with Former ACA President Gary Mohr

This episode of 360 Justice features Eli Gage and Ken McGinnis talking to Gary Mohr, former ACA President and past Director of Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, about the high pressures correctional staff face and their potential risks regarding the criminal justice system. Gary also delves into the rise of the prison population and the move from a punishment-oriented society toward one driven by rehabilitation, which significantly reduces recidivism.
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Planning for the Unknown: Transforming Our Approach to Intake with Maricopa County Deputy Chief Brian Lee

For the criminal justice industry, the COVID-19 pandemic created endless questions that had no answers. As we approach the one-year mark, 360 Justice hosts Eli Gage and Bob Glass sit down a second time with Maricopa County Deputy Chief Brian Lee to discuss his experiences and challenges over the past year and how Maricopa’s new adaptive intake center has allowed the county to meet the fluctuating changes in population intake and release throughout the pandemic.
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Demystifying Progressive P3 Delivery with Rodney Moss

Public Private Partnerships (P3) are one of the fastest-growing alternative delivery methods in the world. In this episode of 360 Justice Podcast, Hunt Companies Senior Vice President Rodney Moss, one of the foremost experts on P3 delivery in the criminal justice industry, joins hosts Eli Gage and Joe Lee to break down the myths that pervade progressive P3 and the benefits that make it an ideal delivery method for projects all across the industry.
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Progressive Solutions for Operational Challenges with Circuit Court Judge David Byrn

Jackson County Circuit Court Judge David Byrn joins hosts Eli Gage and Chloe Jaco to explore the changing thought process of courts, the true value of progressive justice, and the significant impact of Jackson County Court’s steering committee. Judge Byrn also outlines his court’s technological solutions for the operational challenges in the new normal and his predictions of the flexible, adaptable justice facilities of the future.
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Promoting Gender Equity through Jail Design with Denver Sheriff Elias Diggins

Denver City and County Sheriff Elias Diggins joins co-hosts Eli Gage and April Pottorff to discuss how gender equity drives operational and environmental design in justice facilities. Diggins also dives into effective best practices to shift focus towards gender-responsive, trauma-informed rehabilitation programs and individualized mental health treatment.
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Data-Informed Justice with Secretary John Wetzel

In this episode of the 360 Justice Podcast, Eli Gage and Tony Turpin are joined by John Wetzel, Secretary of Corrections for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, to discuss how his department has used data to drive their response to the current pandemic and inform their approach to population reduction. Wetzel also explores his time as a former warden of Franklin County Jail and how his county was able to reduce operating costs by establishing an effective preventive maintenance program.
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