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Title: WASHINGTON - CORRECTIONS DEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE - REPORT TO THE SENATE SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES COMMITTEE AND THE HOUSE SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES COMMITTEE
Corporate Author: Washington Dept of Social and Health Services
United States of America
Project Director: D H VINZANT
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 100
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Washington Dept of Social and Health Services
Olympia, WA 98504
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF A PROJECT TO ASSESS THE NEEDS AND POTENTIAL OF THE CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM IN WASHINGTON STATE.
Abstract: IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE PROJECT GOALS, THE TASK FORCE EXAMINED CURRENT THEORY, OPERATIONAL PRACTICE AND PROJECTED DIRECTION OF CORRECTIONS ELSEWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA. INTENSIVE INVESTIGATION AND DISCUSSION OF CORRECTIONS THEORY, PROBLEMS, AND POSSIBLE ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS WERE CONDUCTED OVER AN EIGHT MONTH PERIOD. ALTERNATIVES TO LARGE, MASS SETTINGS, AND TRADITIONAL PROBATION AND PAROLE WERE EXPLORED. THE RESULT IS NOT A NEW BUT A COMPLETE SYSTEM OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES PROVIDING MORE OPTIONS FOR DISPOSITION, BETTER OPPORTUNITY FOR MEANINGFUL CLASSIFICATION, AND A MEANS FOR IMPLEMENTING GRADUAL RELEASE RATHER THAN DIRECT PAROLE FROM INSTITUTIONS.
Index Term(s): Congressional information; Correctional planning; Management; Objectives; Washington
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