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Probation and Parole - General

  • Less Is More: How Reducing Probation Populations Can Improve Outcomes (2017)

    This paper will argue that, similar to the growth in prisons that has resulted in our
  • Number of Offenders on Federal Supervised Release Hits All-Time High (2017)

    Average inmate faces nearly four years of community monitoring after incarceration.

  • Building Trust and Legitimacy Within Community Corrections (2016)

    This paper will discuss the need for a new model for community corrections that can improve public safety while recognizing that people on probatio

  • Missouri Policy Shortens Probation and Parole Terms, Protects Public Safety (2016)

    In 2012, Missouri established an “earned compliance credits” policy that allows individuals to shorten their time on probation or parole by 30 days

  • Kentucky Division of Probation and Parole - Offender Handbook (2014)

    Offender handbook from the Kentucky Division of Probation and Parole.

  • Probation Population Counts - BJS

    The Bureau of Justice Statistics maintains the Annual Probation Survey, an annual data series designed to provide national, federal, and jurisdicti

  • Probation and Parole in the United States (2015) - BJS

    Data in this report were collected through the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ (BJS) Annual Probation Survey and Annual Parole Survey.

  • The New Science of Sentencing (2015)

    Pennsylvania is on the verge of becoming one of the first states in the country to base criminal sentences not only on what crimes people have been

  • Too big to succeed: The impact of the growth of community corrections and what should be done about it

    The recent sentencing of Philadelphia rap artist Meek Mill to two to four years in prison for probation violations committed a decade after his ori

  • Leveraging Technology to Enhance Community Supervision: Identifying Needs to Address Current and Emerging Concerns (2019)

    Community corrections agencies serve more than half of the corrections population but are generally underfunded.

  • Mass Probation from Micro to Macro: Tracing the Expansion and Consequences of Community Supervision (2020)

    Between 1980 and 2007, probation rates in the United States skyrocketed alongside imprisonment rates; since 2007, both forms of criminal justice co