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Probation and Parole - Supervision

Policy Reforms Can Strengthen Community Supervision (2020)

As of 2016, 1 in 55 U.S. adults (nearly 4.5 million people) are on probation or parole, more than twice the number incarcerated in state and federal prisons and local jails.

Leveraging the Power of Smartphone Applications to Enhance Community Supervision (2020)

This paper will address the use of smartphone applications installed on a client’s personal device, or a device provided to the client, to be used in support of the community supervision process.

A Study of Drug Testing Practices in Probation (2020)

Probation departments often operate with lack of guidance on drug testing, as well as a lack of research on drug testing's impact on reducing recidivism or improving behavioral health.

Drug Testing in Community Corrections: A Review of the Literature (2020)

The use of drug testing is pervasive in community supervision, requiring probationers to regularly submit to urine drug testing. Positive drug tests may result in sanctions, technical violations, probation revocations, and even prison sentences.

Evaluating the Impact of Probation and Parole Home Visits (2019)

In 2014, Abt Associates began work on a grant from the National Institute of Justice to evaluate the effectiveness of home and field contacts in community supervision.

Community Corrections Strategies for Supervising Those Victimized by Domestic Violence (2019)

This one day training event is designed to provide specialized training and technical assistance to improve the capacity of Community Corrections personnel to identify individuals on community supervision who have been victimized by Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and to assure that officers are

Incorporating Location Tracking Systems Into Community Supervision (2019)

For several decades, supervision agencies have been leveraging a variety of technological innovations to better manage justice-involved individuals in the community.

Dosage Probation: Enhancing Public Safety by Rethinking the Structure of Probation Sentences (2019)

4.5 million people in this country are considered to be on some form of supervision from parole after prison to probation supervision in local communities.

Five Year Outcomes in a Randomized Trial of a Community-Based Multi-Agency Intensive Supervision Juvenile Probation Program (2010)

The long term outcomes of an intensive supervision probation program implemented in several neighborhood after school centers in high crime neighborhoods were evaluated.

Fidelity to the Intensive Supervision Probation with Services Model: An Examination of Adult Redeploy Illinois Programs (2016)

Researchers examined four intensive supervision probation with services programs supported by Adult Redeploy Illinois for fidelity to the evidence-based service model.


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