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Corrections & Reentry

Community Corrections

Community corrections are sanctions imposed on convicted adults or adjudicated juveniles that occur in a residential or community setting outside of jail or prison. The sanctions are enforced by agencies or courts with legal authority over the adult or juvenile offenders. Community corrections programs are generally operated by probation agencies (correctional supervision within the community instead of incarceration) and parole agencies (conditional, supervised release from prison).


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OJP Publications

Federal Justice Statistics, 2011 - Statistical Tables, BJS, January 2015
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Federal Justice Statistics, 2012 - Statistical Tables, BJS, January 2015
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Managing Drug-Involved Offenders, NIJ-Sponsored, 2014
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Prisoner Reentry, Parole Violations, and the Persistence of the Surveillance State, NIJ-Sponsored, 2014
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Federal Justice Statistics, 2011-12, BJS, January 2015
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