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Title: New Jersey's Intensive Supervision Program - A Progress Report
Journal: Crime and Delinquency  Volume:31  Issue:3  Dated:(July 1985)  Pages:393-410
Author(s): F S Pearson
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 18
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 83-IJ-CX-K027
Dataset: DATASET 1
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article is a progress report on the first year of operation of New Jersey's Intensive Supervision Program (ISP).
Abstract: The program design includes, among other components, very selective screening of applicants and multiple contacts with each offender every week. Results of a survey of judges, prosecutors, and public defenders on ISP are outlined. A summative evaluation would be premature at this time because only a handful of the 220 offenders admitted thus far into ISP have completed a full year in the program. However, preliminary indications of program accomplishments, including employment and rates of recidivism, are very promising. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Intensive supervision programs
Index Term(s): New Jersey; Program evaluation; Recidivism
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