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Member Spotlight: LifeSafer

APPA is happy to announce a new Corporate Member, LifeSafer. LifeSafer is one of the pioneers in the ignition interlock industry and has been a national leader in the space for nearly thirty years. Lifesafer’s work began in 1991 and since then they have provided more than one million clients...


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The ICAOS Offender Transfer Notification Service (OTNS)

The Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS) represents the sole authority for regulating the transfer of adult probation and parole offenders across states. With the Interstate Compact Offender Tracking System (ICOTS), ICAOS provides information on over 123,000 active and...




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Tracking Sex Offenders with Electronic Monitoring Technology: Implications and Practical Uses for Law Enforcement

APPA provided assistance to the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) to produce these documents: "Strategically Monitoring Sex Offenders: Accessing Community Corrections' Resources to Enhance Law Enforcement Capabilities" is a publication that identifies tools and information...


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Strategically Monitoring Sex Offenders: Accessing Community Corrections' Resources to Enhance Law Enforcement Capabilities

Strategically Monitoring Sex Offenders: Accessing Community Corrections' Resources to Enhance Law Enforcement Capabilities outlines the types of information collected by community corrections officers and details the purpose, benefits, access to, and examples of each piece of information. ...


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Offender Supervision with Electronic Technology: A User’s Guide

Are you thinking of adding an electronic monitoring component? Have you considered the potential unintended consequences? Have workload needs been thought out? Have liability and constitutional issues been addressed? What about fees? Will electronic monitoring reduce or increase operating costs?...

OSET_2.pdf


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Functional Standards Development for Automated Case Management Systems for Probation

The American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) with a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) has developed a document defining functional standards for effective automated case management systems for probation. The...

FSDACMS.pdf


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Dispelling the Myths about Justice-Health Information Sharing

This brief dispels the myths of federal regulations such as HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2 in terms of information sharing and demonstrates the palatable potential of justice-health exchanges by referencing the many tools available from the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (a.k.a., GLOBAL)...

DMJHIS.pdf


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Corrections and Reentry: Protected Health Information Privacy Framework for Information Sharing

PHI Framework Guide was developed by the Institute for Intergovernmental Research with funding support from the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) and the Association of State Correctional Administrators (ASCA) under cooperative agreements by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA),...

CRPHIPFIS.pdf