Criminal Justice Veterans Initiative
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Jul. 06, 2012
ANNOTATION: The New Jersey State Parole Board’s Criminal Justice Veterans Initiative is described. This presentation provides good direction for other agencies thinking of implementing a similar program. Topics discussed include: why implement a veteran offender initiative; 900,00 returning veterans; efforts in other places; 9% of all incarcerated individuals are veterans; veteran offender needs; criminal justice process; the process with the New Jersey Veteran Offender Initiative in place; stakeholders; NJVET2VET Hotline; VETS4WARRIORS Hotline; Operation Veteran Reentry; role of the Veterans Coordinator; and Initiative summary.