A live webinar event on Hawaii’s Opportunity Probation with Enforcement (HOPE), a strategy to effect positive behavioral changes in probationers.
This report compiles the results of a yearlong research project on the laws relating to probation revocation in 21 American states.
Reducing Incarceration for Technical Violations in Louisiana: Evaluation of Revocation Cap Shows Cost Savings, Less Crime
This report shows how limiting the incarceration time of first-time probation or parole violators to 90 days is more effective and cheaper.
Examining Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Probation Revocation: Summary Findings and Implications from a Multisite Study
This brief discusses the degree of disparity in probation revocation outcomes and the drivers of that disparity.
This article examines the reasons why community supervision so often fails and challenges popular assumptions about its role.
The HOPE program — Hawaii's Opportunity Probation with Enforcement — is an experimental probation program that emphasizes the delivery of "swift and certain" punishment when a probationer violates conditions of probation.
The lead researcher in NIJ's HOPE evaluation discusses efforts to duplicate the swift-and-certain sanctions model on the mainland.
The author describes the experiences of probation and parole agencies from across the country that worked with NIC on developing innovative approaches to probation and parole violations and revocations.
This handbook discusses policy responses to probation and parole violations that enhance the effectiveness of supervision while also improving community safety.