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NCJ Number: 35916 Find in a Library
Title: REPORT ON NEW YORK PAROLE
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Citizens' Inquiry on Parole and Criminal Justice, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 360
Sponsoring Agency: Citizens' Inquiry on Parole and Criminal Justice, Inc
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT CRITICIZES THE THEORY BEHIND AND THE PRACTICE OF THE NEW YORK STATE BOARD OF PAROLE. RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE FOR THE ABOLISHMENT OF PAROLE AS AN INSTITUTION, PROVIDING AN ALTERNATIVE CAN BE FOUND.
Abstract: PAROLEES AND PAROLE OFFICERS WERE INTERVIEWED. THE FIRST PART OF THE STUDY DESCRIBES THE DEVELOPMENT OF PAROLE, ITS ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE IN NEW YORK STATE, THE PAROLE BOARD, AND THE PAROLE SERVICE. THE SECOND SECTION IS DEVOTED TO DECISION MAKING. TOPICS INCLUDE SENTENCING, THE CASE FILE, THE PAROLE RELEASE INTERVIEW, AND RELEASE CRITERIA. THE NEXT SECTION, COMMUNITY SUPERVISION, DISCUSSES THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE COMMUNITY SUPERVISION PROGRAM, THE EMPHASIS OF COMMUNITY SUPERVISION, THE PROBLEMS OF THE PAROLEE, THE PAROLE AGREEMENT, AND REVOCATION. THE FINAL SECTION CONTAINS CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE EFFECTIVENESS AND USEFULNESS OF PAROLE.
Index Term(s): Community-based corrections (adult); Contract parole; Critiques; Effectiveness; New York; Parole; Parole board; Parolees; Probation or parole decisionmaking; Probation or parole officers; Revocation; Sentencing/Sanctions; Supervised release
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