Category Archive: community corrections

May 26

Montana Governor Signs Bills to Increase Public Safety While Curbing Prison and Jail Population Growth

By CSG Justice Center Staff In the spring of 2017, Montana Governor Steve Bullock signed a series of bills that were developed as part of a justice reinvestment approach and are expected to significantly improve the state’s criminal justice system. What Does This Mean for Montana? Prison space will be reserved for people who pose …

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May 05

Apply Now: Juvenile Probation Reform Academy

The American Probation and Parole Association, The Council of State Governments Justice Center, and the Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice have partnered to deliver a Juvenile Probation Reform Academy for juvenile probation and parole leaders and managers. The academy will take place August 30–31 in New York, New York. The Juvenile Probation …

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Apr 13

North Carolina Reduces Probation Revocations with Short, Swift Sanctions

By CSG Justice Center Staff Repeated probation violations and few tools to respond caused probation officers in North Carolina to revoke so many people from probation that they accounted for more than half of the state’s prison admissions in FY2009. Three-quarters of those people were revoked for technical violations, such as missing a curfew or …

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Apr 04

Apply Now: Second Chance Act Smart on Juvenile Justice—Community Supervision Reform Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking applications for the Second Chance Act Smart on Juvenile Justice: Community Supervision Reform Program. The grant program supports the planning and implementation of a comprehensive community supervision reform plan that addresses the following: (1) critical programmatic functions in day-to-day juvenile community supervision …

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Mar 15

International Community Corrections Association Conference

The International Community Corrections Association is holding its annual research conference on October 29–November 1, 2017 in Seattle. Key topics that will be covered include addressing opiate use to improve public health and safety, strengthening employment and housing supports to improve reentry, and understanding and preventing the criminalization of mental illness. All workshop proposals are …

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