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Perspectives 2019 - V43 N3 - Full Issue

The First Step Act of 2018 made wholesale changes to the federal sentencing and correctional system. This is the first law of its kind geared towards reforming the Federal Bureau of Prison. Our latest issue provides a balanced assessment of the First Step Act, reviewing both its strengths and...

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Member Spotlight: Kim K.

Kim Kras is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at San Diego State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 2014, following a career as a probation officer with the Missouri Department of...

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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...

Disruptive Truth Bombs about Criminology, Implementation Science, and Organizational Change

You Can’t Read the Label from Inside the Jar: Disruptive Truth Bombs about Criminology, Implementation Science, and Real-World Organizational Change Presenter: Glenn A. Tapia, Director of Leadership and Systems Innovation for the Alliance for Criminal Justice Innovation (ACJI) This raw and...

 2019-04-18 | 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET

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Member Spotlight: Marin County

The ability to feel safe is an important part of what makes Marin County a great place to live for most of us. Our justice system, comprised of police officers, probation staff, court personnel and treatment providers, does an excellent job responding to public safety concerns, which helps make...

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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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State Court Administrator’s Office – Colorado Division of Probation Services

This document summarizes the technical assistance provided to the Colorado State Court Administrator’s Office, Division of Probation Services; Colorado is one of the three sites chosen to receive technical assistance by the American Probation & Parole Association, with funding from the...


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Probation and Parole's Growing Caseloads and Workload Allocation: Strategies for Managerial Decision Making

The American Probation & Parole Association (APPA) has completed this report to offer baseline data to assist policymakers and administrators in confronting workload allocation issues. The report is not the final word in resolving workload decision making problems as caseloads and court...