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2013
Document 027179
Forum: Preparing for the New Parole Revocation Process
California Forward (CAFwd). Partnership for Community Excellence (PCE) (Sacramento, CA).
Agencies looking for help in implementing the new parole revocation process on July 1, 2013 need to refer to this website. “On Tuesday, March 19, 2013, the Partnership for Community Excellence (PCE) held a forum: Preparing for the New Parole Revocation Process. A diverse group of experts presented information and perspectives about the new revocation process, which will take effect on July 1, 2013 … The goal of the forum was to identify key issues regarding the transition and potential ways to a... Read More
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2013
Document 027177
Millbrook v. United States, Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court (Washington, DC); Cornell Law School. Legal Information Institute (Ithaca, NY).
Millbrook was being held in the custody of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) when she was sexually assaulted. She contends that sovereign immunity does not apply to the officers in this instance since the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) waives their immunity. The Supreme Court agreed that the FTCA allows for suits to be brought against federal law enforcement officers for committing intentional torts during the performance of their jobs. This judgement will positively impact the ability of... Read More
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2010
Document 025017
Halfway Back: An Alternative to Revocation for Technical Parole Violators
By White, Michael D.; Mellow, Jeff; Englander, Kristin; Ruffinengo, Marc. Community Education Centers (West Caldwell, NJ).
Results from an evaluation of Halfway Back, a therapeutic technical violator program in New Jersey, are presented. People interested in developing “intermediate sanctions for technical violators that are both custodial and therapeutic – but do not involve a return to prison” will find this assessment an important resource for benchmarking their own efforts (p. 2). Findings show that Halfway Back significantly reduces new arrests over a follow-up period of 18-months and can lead to measurable cos... Read More
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42 pages
2005
Document 020398
Parole Violations Revisited: A Site to Help Strengthen Parole Practices for Public Safety and Successful Transition to the Community
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Center for Effective Public Policy (Silver Spring, MD); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Guidance for developing policy-driven and effective responses to technical parole violations can be found at this website. Points of entry include: myths and facts about parole; why violations and revocations are important; what we need to know -- lessons learned; targets of change and innovative solutions; innovations in four states; assessing your readiness for change; mobilizing for change; six steps to change; and tools for change. This website is an electronic version of the publication "P... Read More
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2 p.
2004
Document 019833
Parole Violations Revisited: A Handbook on Strengthening Parole Practices for Public Safety and Successful Transition to the Community
By Burke, Peggy B.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); Center for Effective Public Policy (Silver Spring, MD).
Presents steps that jurisdictions can take to assess their current parole violation and revocation policy and practice, identify targets of change, and mobilize for change. Chapters address myths and facts about parole; NIC's Technical Assistance Project on Parole Violations and Revocations and lessons from NIC's work; targets of change and innovative solutions; how four states refined violation policy and practice to strengthen parole; deciding whether to explore strengthening an agency's paro... Read More
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116 p.
2001
Document 016858
Responding to Parole and Probation Violations: A Handbook to Guide Local Policy Development
By Carter, Madeline M.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Center for Effective Public Policy (Silver Spring, MD); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
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;<... Read More
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101 pages
1997
Document 013793
Policy-Driven Responses to Probation and Parole Violations
By Burke, Peggy B.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Center for Effective Public Policy (Silver Spring, MD); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
The author describes the experiences of probation and parole agencies from across the country that worked with NIC on developing innovative approaches to probation and parole violations and revocations. The document identifies critical issues emerging from these experiences, and discusses the impact that some of these approaches had on the jurisdiction or agency involved. ... Read More
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48 p.
1992
Document 010447
Parole Violation and Revocation: Lessons for Policy Development (Without Appendices)
By Burke, Peggy B.; Bellassai, John P.; Toborg, Mary A.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Center for Effective Public Policy (Philadelphia, PA); Toborg Associates (Washington, DC); COSMOS Corp. (Washington, DC).
Following a discussion of the significance of parole violation and revocation issues, assistance provided by the National Institute of Corrections to each of five jurisdictions is summarized. Because the number of offenders on parole is increasing, the percentage revoked must decline for work load to merely stay constant, necessitating the development of new ways to handle violations.... Read More
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35 p.
1992
Document 010481
Community Sanctions Evaluation Project: Final Report
By Phelan, Lynn; Brown, Lynn; Friel, Charles. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Sam Houston State University. Criminal Justice Center (Huntsville, TX).
Developed to measure the cost/benefit of applying community sanctions to a specific group of parolees in danger of having their parole revoked, this project required the accomplishment of two goals: 1) Design, test, and document the utility of using spreadsheet technology to evaluate the cost/benefit of alternative community sanctions. 2) Evaluate the cost/benefit of enhanced alternatives proposed by the U.S. Parole Commission in supervising parolees with special drug and alcohol restric... Read More
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61 p.
1991
Document 012997
Parole Law: A Practical Guide to Making Parole Decisions and Parole Policy
By Palacios, Victoria. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This monograph provides information about parole law for parole board members and staff, as well as attorneys who are new to parole. It can serve as a reference when general questions arise, but should not be used to answer specific legal questions. This document is NIC's response to the need for information on parole law to be readily available and understandable.... Read More
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35 p.
1990
Document 008227
Policy for Parole Release and Revocation: The National Institute of Corrections 1988-1989 Technical Assistance Project
By Burke, Peggy B.; Adams, Linda; Ney, Becki. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). COSMOS Corp. (Washington, DC); Center for Effective Public Policy (Philadelphia, PA).
The purpose of this project is to assist paroling authorities with their decisionmaking responsibilities by focusing upon improving policies and practices. Specific progress made by certain state jurisdictions is summarized, and lessons learned are presented.... Read More
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54 p.
1987
Document 006106
Success and Failure on Parole in California: A Preliminary Evaluation
By Austin, James. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). California Board of Prison Terms (Sacramento, CA); National Council on Crime and Delinquency (San Francisco, CA).
The high level of parole revocations is contributing to the prison overcrowding crisis in California. This project, entitled California Parole Revocation Evaluation, attempts to analyze a number of factors that are having an impact on parole revocation.... Read More
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