Brief Police Involvement in Prisoner Re-entry a Plus
Nancy G. La Vigne
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Seattle's impressive crime drop suggests that helping former prisoners succeed can yield great gains in public safety. When police work expands to encompass both the surveillance and support of returning prisoners, the possibilities for effective crime control multiply. Police involvement can also leverage resources and intelligence from other agencies, aid in the early apprehension of reoffenders, and fast-track prosecution efforts.
Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety
Tags Corrections
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center