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Examines the principles and practices of community corrections (CCs); i.e., correctional measures administered outside the jail, reformatory, or prison, for adult and juvenile offenders and involving reduced segregation of offenders, increased use of probation and parole, and newer programs such as halfway houses.


Problems in Community Corrections*. David F. Greenberg**. I. INTRODUCTION. The phrase "community corrections" has come to denote a wide variety of correctional dispositions administered outside the jail, re formatory or prison, for accused or convicted adult offenders and fo juveniles adjudicated delinquent.


Dec 28, 2010 ... By Gary Klugiewiez. Editor's note: I had a chance to speak with resident corrections expert Gary Klugiewicz recently about his predictions for the topics that will affect corrections workers in the coming year. This interview is the result of that discussion. – Drew Johnson, CorrectionsOne Editor. Funding.


After exhausting operational efficiencies without solving the problem, policymakers in a number of states have again turned to making changes in sentencing law and policy—but, this time, as a means to move inmates out of expensive prison and jail beds and into what's known as community correc- tions: probation, parole ...


A parolee recently released after a 20-year sentence will, for example, have different issues and needs than a probationer who has spent minimal time in a correctional facility and who has more immediate ties to the community. Still, there ...


Annotation: This paper introduces the critical problem currently facing community supervision -increased numbers of clients and decreased resources -- and outlines seven articles on the most pressing issues in community corrections. Abstract: The author reports that while the national prison population increased by 48 ...


In Wisconsin, approximately 25% of prison admissions were for offenders under active community corrections supervision at the time of their current offense. ..... Experts recommend that periodic screening continue through an offender's transition back into the community to avoid relapse and to identify problems that might ...


Unfortunately, the community-corrections system—parole or supervised release for those let out of prison before the expiration of their terms, and probation for those not incarcerated at all or incarcerated only briefly in a jail as opposed to a prison—reproduces the flaws of the broader criminal justice system. Probationers  ...


Feb 16, 2007 ... In a perfect world, Annie Grevas would give ex-convicts on probation every tool to help them and the communities in which they live stay crime-free. But for now, Grevas and other Community Corrections officers in Kansas are struggling to pay their own staff. "Somewhere, somebody in the state has to step ...