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NCJ Number: 83885 Find in a Library
Title: Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole - Annual Report, 1981
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole
United States of America
Date Published: 1982
Page Count: 38
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole
Harrisburg, PA 17105
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The report describes the board's decisionmaking process and responsibilities and presents statistical data on caseloads, case decisions, interviews and hearings, supervision contacts and lengths, and parole outcomes.
Abstract: The board's goalsetting activities to meet the new management evaluation system's directives is a highlight of the year, as is the board's adoption of a policy requiring all permanent full-time employees to meet minimum training standards. The board also revised supervision practices, planned for implementation of computerized case processing, adopted new probation standards, installed more computer terminals, and improved coordination among staff agencies. A financial/grant summary is included.
Index Term(s): Parole board discretion; Parole statistics; Pennsylvania; Probation or parole decisionmaking; Probation or parole services; Probation statistics
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