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  NCJ Number: NCJ 229049     Find in a Library
  Title: Offender Supervision with Electronic Technology: Community Corrections Resource, Second Edition
  Document URL: PDF 
  Author(s): Matthew DeMichele ; Brian Payne
  Corporate Author: American Probation and Parole Assoc
The Council of State Government
United States of America
  Date Published: 2009
  Page Count: 244
  Annotation: This book outlines knowledgeable, data-driven approaches to develop, implement, and maintain community corrections’ electronic supervision practices.
  Abstract: This book provides the community corrections field as well as for policymakers with information to consider before acquiring any new electronic supervision technology as well as programmatic information for agencies already using electronic supervision tools. Chapter 1 provides a basic overview of the electronic supervision technology field, and includes a brief history of how electronic supervision tools have progressed over time. The second chapter explores some of the tools currently being used in the field; the discussion mentions both strengths and weaknesses of each type of technology. The third chapter provides an overview of evidence-based practices and how they relate to electronic supervision tools. In the fourth chapter, organizational issues are discussed, such as: leadership issues, community needs, specific purposes and goals for each tool, and others. The fifth chapter discusses legal issues facing the community corrections field when using electronic supervision tools. In chapters 6 and 7, several important issues related to the procurement and implementations of electronic supervision technologies are included. Chapter 8 is an overview of ongoing supervision issues. Human resources issues are covered in chapter 9. Evaluations are explored in chapters 10 and 11. And finally, chapter 12 investigates public relations issues and provides strategies for working with external stakeholders before and after implementation. Tables, figures, and references
  Main Term(s): Electronic surveillance
  Index Term(s): Science and Technology ; Offender supervision ; Parole supervision ; Electronic monitoring of offenders
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 2005-WP-BX-K177
  Sale Source: American Probation and Parole Assoc
P.O. Box 11910
The Council of State Government
Lexington, KY 40578-1910
United States of America
  Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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