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Community-Based Treatment: The Impact of the Homeless Pretrial Release Project
| Cataloged on:
Oct. 31, 2006
ANNOTATION: The Homeless Release Project (HRP) provides supervision to homeless persons charged with misdemeanor offenses. This report contains an overview of HRP services and an evaluation of recidivism rates for its first year of operation. Contents include: introduction; pretrial innovation -- alternative programming in the San Francisco County Jail; HRP -- a community based treatment model; data summary points; methodology; prior arrest histories and major findings; and discussion. Persons who did not receive HRP services were twice as likely to be rearrested.