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A Review of the Jail Function Within State Unified Corrections Systems

This paper describes some of the more common methods for evaluating correctional programs, and is designed to address program effectiveness.

Pretrial Rearrests Among Domestic Violence Defendants in New York City

Pretrial rearrest among New York domestic violence (DV) defendants is examined.

Charge Speciality and Revictimization by Defendants Charged with Domestic Violence Offenses

Results from a study of the non-specialization of individuals charged with domestic violence (DV) and the relationship between DV and assaultive and criminal behaviors are reported.

Pretrial Defendants: Are They Getting Too Much of a Good Thing?

The use of the Step Forward program offered by the Oakland County Community Corrections Division (OCCCD) is explained.

Improving Pretrial Assessment and Supervision in Colorado

The Colorado Improving Supervised Pretrial Release (CISPR) Project, an innovative pretrial initiative, is described.

Topics in Community Corrections, Annual Issue 2008: Applying Evidence-Based Practices in Pretrial Services

This annual issue of Topics in Community Corrections covers the use of evidence-based practices in pretrial services.

Working Together to Improve Reentry: Bridging Budgets and Programs, Public and Private, Prison and the Community

Some of the improvements made to Oregon's offender reentry transition process are highlighted.

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

The use of reach-in, a simple method of contacting an offender in custody, to improve the transition process is explained.

Creating Better Transitions at Indiana's Plainfield Reentry Educational Facility

This article highlights the "flagship" of Indiana's reentry initiatives -- the Plainfield Reentry Educational Facility (PREF).

Gender-Responsive Reentry in Rhode Island: A Long and Winding Road

Gender-responsive offender reentry efforts for female offenders in Rhode Island are discussed.

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