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Member Spotlight: Lee R.

Lee doesn’t just do his job as a Community Coordinator; he lives the job! He was working as a coordinating service provider even before he joined the Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS). He worked tirelessly with his church to provide such services. Today, Lee uses that same energy...


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Collaborating with Community-Based Agencies to Support Victims of Domestic Violence

Victim and offender are not mutually exclusive. According to official sources, a substantial number of women in prison, jail or on probation supervision reported experiencing physical or sexual abuse prior to their sentence. Because of this, community corrections agencies and professionals are...

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Member Spotlight: Leonor S.

A community member highlighted this contest for me and shared that, “Leonor is a positive source of energy and a resource who understands our young people’s needs and to effectively align resources. She understands family dynamics and community and has always been willing to fill in wherever...


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The Probation Poster Child

We all dream of making that lifelong difference in someone, and we can do so by believing in that person. To achieve this, criminal justice practitioners and their clients must learn to collaborate in a partnership that cultivates positive change, hope, and resilience. For our part, we, as the...


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Member Spotlight: Spencer C.

Although quiet at the office, Spencer’s hardwork speaks to the kind of person that he really is. Within just a few years, Spencer has worked as a Deputy Probation Officer and as the Deputy Probation Supervisor. Once he became a Probation Officer, he was diligent in completing all of the required...


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Member Spotlight: Arlyn H.

Arlyn became a Probation Officer with the Maricopa County Adult Probation Department (MCAPD) in 1997 and promoted to Supervisor in 2005. She currently serves as MCAPD’s Thinking for a Change (T4C) Program Coordinator. A true champion of this cognitive-behavioral intervention, Arlyn successfully...



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Re-Entry in Alaska- A Grassroots Approach to Reducing Recidivism through Community-Based, Collaborative Re-Entry Programs

Alaska has been making steady strides forward in focusing on initiatives that will help address the alarmingly high levels of incarceration and recidivism rates within the State. In April of 2014, with the passing of Senate Bill 64; Alaska made historical progress by addressing public safety,...


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National Reentry Resource Center: Neighborhood Based Supervision A Review of Promising Practices

The practice of neighborhood-based supervision allows parole officers to interact closely with parolees within their social environment, as well as with community organizations and residents, providing them with insight into the parolees' susceptibility to negative influences in the neighborhood...


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Alternatives to Incarceration in Indian Country

This goal of this webinar, coordinated by The Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention, in partnership with the American Probation & Parole Association and the Education Development Center, is to provide tribal justice agencies with an...