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Community Corrections Programs at a Glance
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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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Building Trust and Legitimacy Within Community Corrections, NIJ, December 2016
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Strengthening Justice in the U.S.: The Impact of Scientific Research, NIJ-Sponsored, December 2016
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Geospatial Monitoring of Community-Released Offenders: An Analytics Market Survey, Version 2.0, NIJ-Sponsored, October 2016
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Recidivism of Offenders Placed on Federal Community Supervision in 2005: Patterns from 2005 to 2010, BJS, June 2016
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Assessing the Influence of Home Visit Themes and Temporal Ordering on High-Risk Parolee Outcomes, NIJ-Sponsored, June 2016
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