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2013
Document 026893
From Research to Application: The Case for Learning and Performance [Satellite/Internet Broadcast]
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Are you interested in getting more bang for your training buck? Leveraging the impact of your training department? Being effective with the training you prepare for, design, deliver and transfer into the workplace? Following the science of learning into practice? And you know that "content covered is not content learned?" Then this blended, interactive training broadcast / experience can assist with a transformation of your training department / unit into a center of learning and performance tha... Read More
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4 video DVDs (233 minutes) and 1 data DVD
2012
Document 026169
Time Served: The High Cost, Low Return of Longer Prison Terms
By Gelb, Adam; King, Ryan; Rose, Felicity. Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew Center on the States. Public Safety Performance Project (Washington, DC).
The intent of these resources is to “present a state-level portrait of how time served has changed during the past 20 years, how it has impacted prison populations and costs, and how policy makers can adjust it to generate a better public safety return on taxpayer dollars” (full report p. 2). The full report explains how increased lengths of stay have had negative effects on state prisons. Sections following an executive summary include: introduction; length of stay in states; unpacking the num... Read More
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2011
Document 025106
2010 Sourcebook of Federal Sentencing Statistics
U.S. Sentencing Commission (Washington, DC).
"[D]escriptive statistics on the application of the federal sentencing guidelines and . . . selected district, circuit, and national sentencing data" for fiscal year 2010 are provided (p. iii). Statistics are organized into the following areas: circuit and district statistics; primary offense and offender characteristics; sentencing information; guideline application; departures and sentences within the guideline range; drug cases; immigration cases; organizational sentencing practices; sentenc... Read More
WEB
284 p.
2010
Document 024786
Predicting Post-Sentencing Re-Arrest
By Siddiqi, Qudsia. New York City Criminal Justice Agency, Inc. (New York, NY).
This study “identified case and defendant characteristics associated with a lower-than-average risk of re-arrest” (p.1). Three incarcerative sentence types are analyzed-- definite, indeterminate, and determinate. Offenders are either sentenced by New York City Criminal Court or Supreme Court. Significant predictors of post-sentencing re-arrest are prior misdemeanor convictions, prior arrests, and prior warrants.... Read More
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8 pages
2010
Document 024821
Criminal Justice Trends: Key Legislative Changes in Sentencing Policy, 2001-2010
By Austin, Adrienne. Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew Center on the States. Public Safety Performance Project (Washington, DC). Vera Institute of Justice. Center on Sentencing and Corrections (New York, NY).
Changes in state sentencing policies during the period of 2001 to 2010 are discussed. Sections of this publication are: introduction; redefining and reclassifying criminal offenses'criminal codes, drug crimes, and property crimes; strengthening alternatives to incarceration'enhancing substance abuse treatment, establishing performance incentive funding (PIF), mandating evidence-based supervision, and expanding court-monitored treatment; and reducing prison terms'relaxing mandatory minimum laws, ... Read More
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18 pages
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