This paper describes some of the more common methods for evaluating correctional programs, and is designed to address program effectiveness.
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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.
Pretrial rearrest among New York domestic violence (DV) defendants is examined.
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.
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 Transition from Prison to the Community (TPC) Initiative, launched by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is described.
This article examines five key attributes of partnership and collaboration deemed essential to the Michigan Prisoner ReEntry Initiative (MPRI).
This article highlights the "flagship" of Indiana's reentry initiatives -- the Plainfield Reentry Educational Facility (PREF).
The use of reach-in, a simple method of contacting an offender in custody, to improve the transition process is explained.