Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections in the United States
Filled with the most up-to-date statistics, cases and citations, this book offers a comprehensive look at the probation and parole process for both juvenile and adult offenders. Known for its extensive coverage, it includes discussion of offender needs and risks, a variety of supervision programs, inmate re-entry issues and solutions, and theories of crime and rehabilitation. Readers are provided with samples of important forms and paperwork, while special features highlight international practices and stories from the field. Covers all aspects of offender processing including special topics such as: electronic monitoring, home confinement, global position satellite tracking, intensive supervised probation/parole, seamless probation/parole, prediction instruments, etc. Shows all aspects of processing both adults and juveniles and provides examples specific to each type of offender. Provides samples of specific paperwork such as pre-sentence investigation reports for adults and pre-dispositional reports for juveniles. Offers unique international coverageand examples of probation and parole programs in 14 different countries. An excellent reference for any practioner in Corrections.
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