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1995
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Drug Testing and Recidivism of Houston Felony Probationers
By Wheeler, Gerald R.; Rudolph, Amy S.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Harris County Community Supervision and Corrections Dept. (Houston, TX).
Wheeler and Rudolph report results of a study on the impact of drug testing during pretrial and probation periods on recidivism rates among felony probationers in Houston, finding that successful probationers were tested and seen by officers a significantly greater number of times than unsuccessful probationers. They place their study in the context of previous research.... Read More
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36 p.
1989
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Does Sentencing Felony Probationers to Community Service Affect Recidivism and Economic Sanction Compliance?: A Four-Year Longitudinal Study
By Wheeler, Gerald R.; Rudolph, Amy S.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Harris County Adult Probation Dept. (Houston, TX).
Findings show that a higher percentage of persons sentenced to unpaid community service successfully terminated probation during the study period and paid higher restitution fees. The cost effectiveness of community service sentencing is presented, and guidelines for this form of restitution are discussed. (Abstract). Includes bibliography.... Read More
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22 p.
1989
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New Strategies to Improve Probationers' Compliance with Economic Sanctions: A Field Study in Performance Feedback
By Wheeler, Gerald R.; Rudolph, Amy S.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Harris County Adult Probation Dept. (Houston, TX).
The effects of computer-generated performance feedback on fee collections are examined, and policy implications are discussed. Includes bibliography.... Read More
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27 p.
1989
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Economic Sanctions in Perspective: Do Probationers' Characteristics Affect Fee Assessment, Payment, and Outcome?
By Wheeler, Gerald R.; Rudolph, Amy S.; Hissong, Rodney V.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Harris County Adult Probation Dept. (Houston, TX).
"Specific policy recommendations in the areas of financial screening, administrative procedure to improve monitoring and evaluation of fees, and alternatives to economic sanctions for the financially disadvantaged are offered."--Author's abstract modified. Includes bibliography.... Read More
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22 p.
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