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Ensuring Successful Offender Reentry: Umatilla/Morrow County "Reach-In" Services

Accession Number: 022784
Media Type: 
Document

The use of reach-in to improve the transition process is explained. Reach-in "provides a simple method of contacting an offender prior to release from prison or jail custody for the purpose of coordinating services upon release" (p. 49). This article is comprised of these sections: Oregon's model for post-prison supervision; what reach-in is; the reach-in process; partnerships between counties and the Oregon Department of Corrections; and indicators of success -- recidivism dropped from 37.5% to 23% due in part to the contributing factor of reach-in.

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Publication Year: 
2007
Length: 
7 p.
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Sponsor(s): 
National Institute of Corrections (NIC) (Washington, DC)