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Member Spotlight: Joe R.

As Program Manager for the University of Denver’s National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center , Joe Russo has pursued community corrections research for more than two decades. Today, he is responsible for maintaining up-to-date knowledge of innovations in probation and parole...

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Perspectives 2020 - V44 N1 - Full Issue

What evidence do we have that our post-incarceration programs are working to their fullest? There are so many difficulties facing those returning to their communities that continued review of best practices is essential. Our latest issue takes an in-depth look at the links between Evidence-Based...

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Unique Issues in the Supervision of Drug-Impaired Drivers

#judicial #reentry #evidence-based practice #DUI #supervisionstrategies

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Electronic Monitoring: Not the New Jim Crow, Just a Supervision Tool

American Probation and Parole Association Lexington, KY March 2, 2020 Recent media reports have vilified the use of electronic monitoring. Some critics have gone so far as to call for a total ban on electronic monitoring, claiming that it is just another form of incarceration that doesn’t...

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Member Spotlight: Ayesha W

Ayesha W. is a Deputy Probation Officer with the Solano County Probation Department in California. She has been with the Probation Department for over 20 years and is currently assigned to an adult supervision caseload. Ayesha has proven many times over to be the epitome of excellence in...

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Going Beyond Compliance Monitoring of Drug/Alcohol-Involved Tribal Probationers

This guidance document provides tribal probation personnel with information on working more effectively with drug/alcohol involved tribal members placed on community supervision. It details the important difference between compliance and behavior change and moving beyond just monitoring of court...


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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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Going Mobile: A “How To” for Mobile Offender Management

Mobile access to probation case information is key to improving productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness in the field. This capability has been successfully implemented at the largest corrections agency in the country, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), and...