Category: Maricopa County

With Second Chance Act Grant, Probation Officer Brings Positive Change to Maricopa County

By The Council of State Governments Justice Center Staff Tasked with working one-on-one with people under supervision, probation and parole officers play a critical role in supporting a person’s successful reentry to the community. And yet, officers are also often overworked, tasked with large caseloads, and experience trauma from the day-to-day requirements of their position. …

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Second Chance Act Grantees Use a Continuous Quality Improvement Approach in Corrections and Community Supervision

By the CSG Justice Center Staff Across the country, criminal justice professionals have committed to analyzing drivers of recidivism and implementing evidence-based programs and practices (EBPs) that can help to reduce the likelihood of people reoffending. As the corrections and community supervision paradigms shift toward implementing EBPs, there is an emerging need for leaders in …

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