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    National Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week: July 13-19, 2014

    As National Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week approaches this July 13-19, 2014, the Community Corrections Collaborative Network (CCCN) wishes to acknowledge the dedication of all professionals in our field. CCCN is sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) and is comprised of the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) , the Association of Paroling Authorities International (APAI) , the Federal Probation and Pretrial Officers Association (FPPOA) , the International...
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    Register Now: Orientation for New Pretrial Executives

    The decision to release or detain individuals pending trial profoundly affects the use of limited criminal justice resources and the odds of conviction, harsher sanctions and increased future recidivism due to prolonged or unnecessary pretrial detention. More than ever, criminal justice practitioners and decision-makers understand and appreciate the complexity and importance of the pretrial field and expect more from those who manage pretrial release and diversion programs. To meet these expectations...
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    Pretrial Performance Measurement Broadcast Available Online

    In a recent edition of D.C. Public Safety —a production of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency of the District of Columbia—features NIC Correctional Program Specialist Lori Eville as she discusses pretrial performance and outcome measurement alongside Spurgeon Kennedy, Director of Research, Analysis, and Development for the Pretrial Services Agency for the District of Columbia. Under discussion was the significant role of pretrial services agencies in supporting public...
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