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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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Red Flags: Identifying Victims under Supervision

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is one of the most prevalent forms of violence in the United States. IPV, also known as domestic or dating violence, cuts across all boundaries of gender, race, age, social class, sexual orientation, and ability, impacting the lives of millions of individuals...

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When the Offender is the Victim: Community Corrections Strategies for Supervising those Victimized by 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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Expert Working Group Report: Native American Traditional Justice Practices

This document summarizes findings from a focus group convened by the American Probation & Parole Association, with funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, comprised of three jurisdictional teams of federal, state, and tribal probation officers to identify effective and collaborative...


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Enacting Code Provisions to Satisfy the ESA Provisions of TLOA

This webinar will help assess your community readiness to exercise enhanced sentencing under the Tribal Law and Order Act. It will also help examine what substantive crimes may be subject to ESA under TLOA and look at some Tribal examples. Examine what other provisions must be in the tribal code...

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Enhanced Sentencing Under the Tribal Law and Order Act

This webinar will examine the Enhanced Sentencing Under TLOA, examine the current state of tribal country under ESA, provide an overview of the curriculum being developed by APPA and TJI with tribal input and to generate interest in an inter-tribal working group on ESA similar to the VAWA group....

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Employment Issues and Reentry in Tribal Communities

This webinar discusses the many difficulties when seeking employment. Expanding on long gaps of work history, stigma of a criminal record, unstable housing, low literacy, lack of identification on or other documents, substance abuse, and conditional release conditions. The webinar was also...

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Supervision of Reentrants into Tribal Communities

This webinar will discuss the unique issues involved in supervising native persons who return to tribal communities from state and federal correctional facilities. It will also discuss some of the promising practices used by Tribes to incorporate cross-jurisdictional agreements and cultural...

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Accessing Resources for Reentry Programs in Tribal Communities

This webinar discusses the various resources that Tribes can access to provide reentry services in Tribal Communities including state, federal and tribal resources. It also discusses collaborative approaches between state, county, and tribal probation and parole departments to leverage resources...

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Maneuvering the Jurisdictional Maze When Planning for Reentry in Tribal Jurisdictions

There are 565 federally recognized tribes that must navigate a jurisdictional maze at many different justice system levels when trying to plan for home reentry for tribal members who have been incarcerated. Unique challenges for tribes exist in several areas, including considerable shortcomings...