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Document 023773
A Handbook for New Parole Board Members: Part of a Resource Kit for New Parole Board Members
By Burke, Peggy B., ed.. Association of Paroling Authorities International (APAI) (California, MO); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Center for Effective Public Policy (Silver Spring, MD).
Issues related to the profession of parole are discussed. Nine chapters follow an introduction: "Parole in Context"; "An Overview of Corrections and Criminal Justice-Reshaping Parole" by James Austin; "Parole as Part of the Criminal Justice System and the Community"; "Parole Decisionmaking"; "The Parole Interview" by Robert J. McGrath; "Legal and Ethical Issues" by Richard P. Stroker; "Victim Issues" by Anne Seymour; "Transition, Violation, and Revocation"; and "Parole as a Profession." A gloss... Read More
101 p.
Document 016858
Responding to Parole and Probation Violations: A Handbook to Guide Local Policy Development
By Carter, Madeline M.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Center for Effective Public Policy (Silver Spring, MD); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This handbook discusses policy responses to probation and parole violations that enhance the effectiveness of supervision while also improving community safety. Chapters include:
  • Critical issues in violations -- an overview;
  • The importance of vision, mission, goals, and core values;
  • Collaboration -- a central ingredient for success;
  • Developing baseline information;
  • Supervision;
  • Developing tools to make the policy work;
  • Increasing available choices to violation response;<... Read More
101 pages
Document 011857
Colorado Parole Guidelines Handbook
By English, Kim. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Colorado Division of Criminal Justice (Denver, CO).
The Colorado Parole Guidelines training program is designed to ensure that the Parole Board receives case information necessary to make guidelines-based decisions. This handbook provides training materials for key staff and administrators in Colorado and provides direction and information for other states considering development of parole guidelines.... Read More
55 p.
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