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McGarry, Peggy

Incarceration's Front Door: The Misuse of Jails in America

This report reviews existing research and data to take a deeper look at our nation’s misuse of local jails and efforts to mitigate these results.  

The Potential of Community Corrections to Improve Safety and Reduce Incarceration

This report explains the potential of community-based corrections to reduce the recidivism of offenders and reconsider its role.

Screening for Risk of Sexual Victimization and for Abusiveness: Guidelines for Administering Screening Instruments and Using the Information to Inform Housing Decisions

These guidelines were developed to screen for risk of sexual victimization and for abusiveness, including questions to be asked of inmates, residents, and detainees, and the best use of the information from the screening to inform housing decisions.

Getting It Right: Collaborative Problem Solving for Criminal Justice

This guide spells out a practical team-based approach to planning and implementing the kind of criminal justice system a community wants.

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