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NCJ Number: 162393 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Model Process: A Containment Approach (From Managing Adult Sex Offenders: A Containment Approach, P 2.1-2.45, 1996, Kim English, Suzanne Pullen, and Linda Jones, eds. - See NCJ-162392)
Author(s): K English; S Pullen; L Jones; B Krauth
Corporate Author: Colorado Division of Criminal Justice
United States of America

American Probation and Parole Assoc
The Council of State Government
United States of America
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 45
Sponsoring Agency: American Probation and Parole Assoc
Lexington, KY 40578-1910
Colorado Division of Criminal Justice
Denver, CO 80215
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 92-IJ-CX-K021
Sale Source: American Probation and Parole Assoc
The Council of State Government
P.O. Box 11910
Lexington, KY 40578-1910
United States of America
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A model process for managing sex offenders in the community is described; the model involves a comprehensive system of treatment, supervision, and behavioral monitoring that effectively contains many sex offenders in the community and also addresses the needs of victims and public safety.
Abstract: This containment approach combines the best practices for the community management of sex offenders cited in the literature, observed during site visits, and reported during a national telephone survey of probation and parole supervisors in a research project sponsored by NIJ. The model process has five parts: (1) a process that values public safety, victim protection, and reparation for victims as the paramount objectives of sex offender management; (2) implementation strategies that rely on agency coordination, multidisciplinary partnerships, and job specialization; (3) a containment approach that uses offenders' internal controls, external criminal justice control measures, and polygraphs; (4) the development and implementation of informed public policies to create and support consistent practices; and (5) quality control mechanisms. The participants in the model process are law enforcement, child protective services, prosecuting attorneys, courts, probation and parole agencies, treatment providers, polygraph examiners, and prisons. Implementation recommendations for each participant, footnotes, and 39 references
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Alternative court procedures; Community-based corrections (adult); Correctional reform; Intensive supervision programs; NIJ grant-related documents; Police policies and procedures; Sex offender profiles; Sex offender treatment; Sexual assault victims
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