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NCJ Number: 118647 Find in a Library
Title: Parole Services for the Mentally Retarded Offender
Journal: Justice Professional  Volume:4  Issue:1  Dated:(Spring 1989)  Pages:111-119
Author(s): C Smith; L Clark; C Reichare; M Nunnery
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 9
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: In a time when prison systems are increasingly overcrowded, community based alternatives to incarceration are needed for the nonviolent offender.
Abstract: Of particular note is the use of specialized treatment and parole for nonviolent mentally retarded offenders. State correctional systems were surveyed to determine what specialized parole services are available for use with the mentally retarded offender. Results of this survey are presented along with recommendations. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Offenders with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
Index Term(s): Community-based corrections (adult); Parole
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