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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.

Evidence-Based Practice in Los Angeles County Corrections: A Top-5 List of Real-World Foes

This article explains the utilization of evidence-based practice in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's CTU.

No Vacancies? Osceola County Finds Keys to Attract and Retain Officer Staff

This article describes methods for recruiting and retaining qualified staff that have resulted in a turnover rate of seven percent.

Improving Pretrial Assessment and Supervision in Colorado

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

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.

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 Rearrests Among Domestic Violence Defendants in New York City

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.

Missouri Makes Its Move Toward a New Reentry Philosophy

The use of the Transition from Prison to the Community (TPC) model to improve offender transition in Missouri is explained.

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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