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Swift, Certain, & Fair

This website explains the use of swift, certain, and fair, an innovative approach to reducing recidivism.

Policy Implications of Police-Probation/Parole Partnerships: A Review of the Empirical Literature

This article examines the benefits and challenges of interagency collaboration between law enforcement and community corrections. 

Community Corrections Collaborative Network: Safe and Smart Ways to Solve America's Correctional Challenges

The position paper, "Community Corrections Collaborative Network: Safe and Smart Ways To Solve America’s Correctional Challenges", finds that community corrections is a critical part of the public safety system that supervises individuals under the legal authority in the community to reduce crime and victimization.

Max Out: The Rise in Prison Inmates Released Without Supervision

This report examines the rise in max-outs and its policy origins, looks at states that are leading on the use of post-prison supervision to protect public safety and reduce costs, and provides a framework to help other states use evidence to inform release and supervision decisions.

Managing the Risks Posed by Offender Computer Use: An APPA Technology Committee Issue Paper

This article offers an efficient way to effectively monitor your supervisees’ computer use.

Effective Responses to Offender Behavior: Lessons Learned from Probation and Parole Supervision

This report does a great job in explaining how to effectively combine both sanctions and incentives in probation and parole supervision.

Probation and Parole in the United States, 2012

This report presents “data on adult offenders under community supervision while on probation or parole during 2012.

The Potential of Community Corrections to Improve Safety and Reduce Incarceration

This report explains the potential of community-based corrections to reduce the recidivism of offenders and reconsider its role.

Voice of the Victim: A Perspective Spotlight Issue

This special issue promotes innovative programs, policies and protocols that improve crime victims’ rights and services in community corrections.

Parolee Success in Iowa: Individual and Treatment Effects on Recidivism

This study aims to determine what factors influence the recidivism of parolees in Iowa.

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