Boston Reentry Initiative (BRI)

Community area served Boston, Massachusetts

Phone number (617) 343.5866

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Boston Reentry Initiative (BRI) mission – This inter-agency public safety initiative aims to help incarcerated violent adult offenders transition back to their neighborhoods following release from jail through various services. The program is rated Promising. The study found that after three years statistically significantly fewer program participants had been arrested for any crime and violent crime compared to the control group. The program was also associated with reductions in the subsequent overall time to arrest for crime.