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Thursday, December 15, 2016

New Paper on Community Corrections



The Executive Session on Community Corrections has released the third paper in the New Thinking in Community Corrections series, titled Building Trust and Legitimacy Within Community Corrections. The Executive Session on Community Corrections is sponsored by the National Institute of Justice and the Harvard Kennedy School's Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management. The paper discusses the need for a new model for community corrections that can improve public safety while recognizing that people on probation and parole are members of the communities in which they live and are supervised. The authors propose six principles to guide agencies and policy makers in strengthening the field. To read the paper, go to https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/249946.pdf.

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