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Document 028013
Replicating HOPE: Can Others Do It As Well As Hawaii?
By Pearsall, Beth.
“When Judge Steven Alm wanted to change the behavior of drug-using probationers, he instituted a program that used strict "swift and certain" principles. A rigorous NIJ-funded evaluation in 2009 proved him right. Probationers in Hawaii's Opportunity Probation with Enforcement (HOPE) program were significantly less likely to fail drug tests or miss probation appointments. They also were sentenced to less time in prison because of probation revocations than were probationers who did not participat... Read More
2 pages
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
101 pages
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
48 p.
Document 008753
An Assessment of the Maricopa County Probation Department's Warrant/Absconders Unit
By del Carmen, Rolando V.; Byrne, James M.. National Institute of Corrections. Community Corrections Division (Washington, DC). Maricopa County Adult Probation Dept. (Phoenix, AZ).
Current policies, procedures and practices of the Maricopa County Adult Probation Department's Warrant/Absconder Unit are examined. Recommendations are offered in four areas: (1) Structure and Purpose of the Warrants Unit; (2) Gun Use by Warrants Unit Personnel; (3) Critical Training and Policy Needs; and (4) The Warrant Unit's Operational Procedures.... Read More
30 p.
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