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Probation revocation

HOPE Probation: Hawaii's Opportunity Probation with Enforcement

A live webinar event on Hawaii’s Opportunity Probation with Enforcement (HOPE), a strategy to effect positive behavioral changes in probationers. 

Profiles in Probation Revocation: Examining the Legal Framework in 21 States

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.

Rethinking the Use of Community Supervision

This article examines the reasons why community supervision so often fails and challenges popular assumptions about its role.

"Swift and Certain" Sanctions in Probation Are Highly Effective: Evaluation of the HOPE Program

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.

Replicating HOPE: Can Others Do It As Well As Hawaii?

The lead researcher in NIJ's HOPE evaluation discusses efforts to duplicate the swift-and-certain sanctions model on the mainland.

Policy-Driven Responses to Probation and Parole Violations

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.

Responding to Parole and Probation Violations: A Handbook to Guide Local Policy Development

This handbook discusses policy responses to probation and parole violations that enhance the effectiveness of supervision while also improving community safety.

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