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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

Building Trust and Legitimacy Within Community Corrections, NIJ, December 2016

Probation and Parole in the United States, 2015, BJS, December 2016

Correctional Populations in the United States, 2015, BJS, December 2016
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Strengthening Justice in the U.S.: The Impact of Scientific Research, NIJ-Sponsored, December 2016

Geospatial Monitoring of Community-Released Offenders: An Analytics Market Survey, Version 2.0, NIJ-Sponsored, October 2016

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Questions and Answers

What is juvenile probation supervision?
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Are residency restrictions placed upon sex offenders successful at reducing rates of reoffending?
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