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Document 010106
Inmate Work Programs: A Review of the Literature
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Boulder, CO); LIS, Inc. (Boulder, CO).
In a review of recent literature on inmate work programs, the author describes operational assignments within institutions and community service work programs. An appendix includes sample policies and regulations governing inmate work programs.... Read More
75 p.
Document 007808
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
22 p.
Document 007064
Program Guidelines
By Van Keulen, Crestienne. National Institute of Corrections. Community Corrections Division (Washington, DC); U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance. Adjudication Technical Assistan. Colorado Alternative Sentencing Programs (Colorado).
Guidelines for program administration are presented in seven different areas: program goals and objectives, sentencing guidelines, risk management and insurance, statistics, case management, worksite management, and interprogram transfers.... Read More
43 p.
Document 006754
What if Something Happens? A Guide to Risk Management and Insurance Options for Community Service Programs
By Van Keulen, Crestienne. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Community Service Sentencing Association (San Rafael, CA); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Specific examples of risk management techniques used in administering community service programs are provided in this report.... Read More
Document 004534
Liability Issues in Community Service Sanctions
By del Carmen, Rolando V.; Trook-White, Eve. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections, Community Corrections Division (Washington, DC).
This report covers liability issues in community service sanctions.... Read More
48 pages
Document 004569
Goals of Community Sanctions
By Harris, M. Kay. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Temple University, Dept. of Criminal Justice (Philadelphia, PA).
This monograph discussed two major issues: 1) the four traditional philosophies of sanctioning, and 2) how goals can influence program designs and operations.... Read More
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