This special issue promotes innovative programs, policies and protocols that improve crime victims’ rights and services in community corrections.
Access to eight fact sheets “on topics related to crime victims and victims’ needs throughout the community corrections process” is provided.
This study’s purpose was to determine the extent to which people on probation and parole contribute to the demands on the resources of local law enforcement, and to identify what opportunities exist to use data to target their limited resources more effectively.
This website provides information regarding the implementation of California's new parole revocation process beginning July 1, 2013.
This NIC monograph is the 2013 revision and update of previous (1982, 1985, 2001) editions.
The Importance of a Low Span of Control in Effective Implementation of Evidence Based Probation and Parole Practices
This report explains why the current probation officer to supervisor ratio (7:1 span of control) should not be increased to a higher level due to significant impacts on the implementation and sustainability of evidence-based practices (EBPs) in the Community Based Correctional System in Iowa.
The Role of Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation in Evidence-Based “Real World” Community Supervision
The use of Strategy in Training Initiative in Community Supervision (STICS), a comprehensive model for community supervision, is discussed.
This guide is designed to “lay out the context, summarize the key issues, highlight the recent research, and provide suggestions about where to find more extensive and detailed resources” about special populations parole boards may have contact with.
It provides guidance for a paroling authority in “defining its vision and mission, assembling information and resources to accomplish its goals, and putting into place appropriate management and performance measurement systems to carry out its objectives and measure its progress."
This paper provides suggestions and examples about how these key decision-making functions of parole [which offenders participate in which programs, when, and for how long] can be shaped to target resources effectively according to the principles of risk, need, and responsivity.