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April 2020    /   Parole /   Probation

Policy Reforms Can Strengthen Community Supervision: A Framework to Improve Probation and Parole

by Pew Charitable Trusts

Policy framework for state decision makers and supervision administrators reshaping community supervision. Recommendations are offered for seven objectives, including enacting alternatives to arrest, incarceration, and supervision; implementing evidence-based policies centered on risks and needs; adopting shorter supervision sentences and focusing on goals and incentives; establishing effective and appropriate supervision conditions; and supporting community supervision agencies.

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