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Veterans

Community Services Division

The Community Services Division coordinates consulting services (technical assistance), specialized training, and other programs related to probation, parole, and other forms of community-based corrections.

Live Webinar Event for the Release of NIC Publication "Veterans Treatment Courts: A Second Chance for Vets Who Have Lost Their Way [Webinar]

This webinar looks at judges, veterans advocates, and treatment professionals who work with vets that are in the criminal justice system.

Veterans Treatment Courts: A Second Chance for Vets Who Have Lost Their Way

This white paper is based on interviews of key players in jurisdictions where Veterans Treatment Courts have been operating with marked  success.               

Health Correlates of Criminal Justice Involvement in 4,793 Transgender Veterans

Results are presented regarding key characteristics of transgender and non-transgender veterans and their level of justice involvement.

Veterans In Prison And Jail, 2011–2012

This report presents counts and rates of veterans in state and federal prison and local jail in 2011 and 2012.

Battle Scars: Military Veterans and the Death Penalty

This report encourages more scrutiny when using the dealth penalty against veterans with PTSD or mental disabilities stemming from their service.

The Growth of Veterans Treatment Courts [Podcast]

This report provides a background on veterans treatment courts and introduces the development of a screening tool specific to veterans.

Justice-Involved Veterans and Employment: A Systematic Review of Barriers and Promising Strategies and Interventions

This synthesis of the research on employment barriers and associated interventions can help to inform those developing and striving to improve programs for justice-involved Veterans seeking to secure employment.

Veterans Treatment Courts: Do Status-Based Problem-Solving Courts Create an Improper Privileged Class of Criminal Defendants?

Given the weight of political and legal decisions supporting veteran status as a mitigating factor in criminal cases, veterans treatment courts might ultimately demonstrate the advantages of treatment as an alternative to incarceration.

Veterans Treatment Courts: A Second Chance for Vets Who Have Lost Their Way [Internet Broadcast]

This program on justice-involved veterans, highlights the lifesaving role being played by veterans treatment courts (VTCs) across the country.

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