The Local Role of the United States Parole Commission (USPC)

Testimony

The Local Role of the United States Parole Commission (USPC)

Increasing Public Safety, Reducing Recidivism, and Using Alternatives to Re-incarceration in the District of Columbia
September 22, 2009

Abstract

Testimony delivered to the House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service, and the District of Columbia, hearing on "The Local Role of the United States Parole Commission (USPC): Increasing Public Safety, Reducing Recidivism, and Using Alternatives to Re-incarceration in the District of Columbia." The testimony summarizes work by UI synthesizing extant research and expert consensus regarding what constitutes effective parole supervision to reduce recidivism. Changes currently underway in the parole field and factors to consider in implementing the practices discussed are also presented.

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