This paper describes some of the more common methods for evaluating correctional programs, and is designed to address program effectiveness.
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This article explains the utilization of evidence-based practice in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's CTU.
This article describes methods for recruiting and retaining qualified staff that have resulted in a turnover rate of seven percent.
The Colorado Improving Supervised Pretrial Release (CISPR) Project, an innovative pretrial initiative, is described.
The use of the Step Forward program offered by the Oakland County Community Corrections Division (OCCCD) is explained.
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 rearrest among New York domestic violence (DV) defendants is examined.
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.
The use of the Transition from Prison to the Community (TPC) model to improve offender transition in Missouri is explained.
Gender-responsive offender reentry efforts for female offenders in Rhode Island are discussed.