U.S. Department of Justice

Responding to Parole and Probation Violations: A Handbook to Guide Local Policy Development

Publication year: 2001
Thumbnail preview This handbook discusses policy responses to probation and parole violations that enhance the effectiveness of supervision while also improving community safety. Chapters include:
  • Critical issues in violations -- an overview;
  • The importance of vision, mission, goals, and core values;
  • Collaboration -- a central ingredient for success;
  • Developing baseline information;
  • Supervision;
  • Developing tools to make the policy work;
  • Increasing available choices to violation response;
  • Outcome-based interventions;
  • Monitoring the impact of the policy;
  • And tangible outcomes.