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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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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...

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Police-Probation/Parole Partnerships: Enhancing Reentry Accountability and the Need for Formalized Partnerships

This webinar discusses the history and types of police-probation/parole partnerships that have existed, barriers to their formation, a review of the research, and potential dangers inherent in partnerships between law enforcement and community corrections agencies. #interagencycoordination ...

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The Role of Community Corrections in Serving Victims

The goals of this webinar are to provide the impact of crime on victims to community corrections officers, list the most common rights of victims as recognized by state and federal regulation, and identify community corrections’ role in the implementation of victims’ rights. #victimsissues ...