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Devon Kurtz

Public Safety Policy Director

Devon Kurtz is the Public Safety Policy Director at the Cicero Institute. He studied Classics at Dartmouth College, where he also served as Editor-in-Chief of The Dartmouth Review. Prior to joining Cicero, Devon worked at the American University of Kuwait in Kuwait City. Beyond his professional role, Devon also mentors men coming out of Vermont's prison system through the Hartford Restorative Justice Center. His writing on crime, police, and prisons has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Hill, City Journal, and The Boston Herald.

Authored Research

Issue Brief: Involuntary Civil Commitment
Homelessness, Treatment and Accountability

Issue Brief: Involuntary Civil Commitment

Introduction Mental illness is a central driver of the homelessness crisis unfolding across…
An Accessible Bail Surety System
Bail Reform

An Accessible Bail Surety System

On any given day, approximately a half-million presumptively innocent individuals are held in…


Authored Commentary