Community-Based Corrections

Community-Based Corrections

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Objective, comprehensive, and completely up to date, the best-selling COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS provides an excellent introduction to the procedures, practices, and personnel involved in community-based corrections. Readers learn about the wide array of effective punishments and treatment programs that constitute alternatives to incarceration as the text examines numerous programs--including probation, parole, electronic monitoring, house arrest, day-treatment centers, boot camps, restitution, and fines--designed to meet the level of risk and needs posed by each individual. The booka€™s balanced approach reflects a strong emphasis on practical and legal matters, and places the programs in their historical, philosophical, social, and legal context. In addition, input from professionals in the field gives students invaluable insight into real-world practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.All of the information is scored in a systematic way, and the report is provided to the parole board for the parole hearing. The report is prepared according to predefined state parole guidelines, and the parole board uses it much like a probation ... a 15 0 Georgia Limited 7 5 0 Hawaii Full 4 1 2 Appointed Term (in years) Number of Full-Time Number of Part-Time The Parole Board and Releasing Authority.

Title:Community-Based Corrections
Author:Leanne Alarid, Rolando del Carmen
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2010-01-01


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