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NCJ Number: 98623 Find in a Library
Title: Penal Dilemma and Its Emerging Solution
Journal: Crime and Delinquency  Volume:31  Issue:3  Dated:(July 1985)  Pages:411-422
Author(s): J P Conrad
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 12
Type: Program Description (Demonstrative)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Pilot programs for intensive probation supervision now under way in Georgia and Alabama are described.
Abstract: The deterioration of American corrections under the pressures of increased felony commitments may be corrected with the introduction of intensive supervision for the two aims of keeping offenders out of prison in the first place, and taking them out as soon as it can safely be done in the second place. The pilot programs described offer realistic prospects for a wide-ranging renovation of American penology. They deserve emulation wherever prison overcrowding is a major concern. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Intensive supervision programs
Index Term(s): Alabama; Correctional reform; Georgia (USA); Intensive probation; Prison overcrowding
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