Putting Public Safety First: 13 Strategies for Successful Supervision and Reentry (Policy Brief)

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Putting Public Safety First: 13 Strategies for Successful Supervision and Reentry (Policy Brief)

Abstract

In 2007, the Urban Institute convened two meetings with national experts on the topic of community supervision. The goal of these meetings was to articulate participants' collective best thinking on parole and probation, violation and revocation practices, and what contributes to effective community supervision. Over the course of these meetings, participants identified the supervision policies and strategies that would help policy makers and practitioners improve public safety and make the best use of taxpayers' dollars. The 13 strategies outlined in this brief are the result of these discussions and a review of the research literature.

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