Special Feature: Community Corrections - Equipment and Technology

Publications

Research on Videoconferencing at Post-Arraignment Release Hearings: Phase I Final Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, May 2015
Develop Sound Offender Tracking Evidence Protocols Before Cases Reach the Courtroom
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2015
Using Family Mapping Tools To Enhance Outcomes for Tribal Members Under Community Supervision
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, February 2015
Fostering Innovation in Community and Institutional Corrections, Identifying High-Priority Technology and Other Needs for the U.S. Corrections Sector
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2015
Bulletproof Vest Partnership Initiative
Bureau of Justice Assistance, May 2014
GPS Monitoring: An Effective Cost-Saving Option
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, February 2014
Monitoring High-Risk Gang Offenders with GPS Technology: An Evaluation of the California Supervision Program Final Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, September 2013
App Tracks Probation and Community Corrections Officers
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, July 2013
Sex Offenders Monitored by GPS Found to Commit Fewer Crimes
National Institute of Justice, February 2013
Evaluating a Presumptive Drug Testing Technology in Community Corrections Settings
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, August 2012
GPS Monitoring Technologies and Domestic Violence: An Evaluation Study
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, June 2012
Monitoring High-Risk Sex Offenders With GPS Technology: An Evaluation of the California Supervision Program, Final Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2012
Electronic Monitoring Reduces Recidivism
National Institute of Justice, September 2011
High-Priority Criminal Justice Technology Needs
National Institute of Justice, August 2010
A Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of Electronic Monitoring
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, January 2010
Technical Assistance, Information, and Training for Adult Corrections: All Corrections Disciplines, Jails, Prisons, and Community Corrections
National Institute of Corrections, September 2009
Offender Supervision with Electronic Technology: Community Corrections Resource
Bureau of Justice Assistance- and National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2009
Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor NIJ Standard - 0101.06
National Institute of Justice, July 2008
Global Positioning System (GPS) Technology for Community Supervision: Lessons Learned
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, June 2007
Combining Police and Probation Information Resources to Reduce Burglary: Testing a Crime Analysis Problem-Solving Approach
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, April 2004
Making Electronic Supervision Work
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, Fall 2002
Offender Supervision With Electronic Technology: A User's Guide
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2002
Applications of Geographic Analysis in Parole and Probation
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, August 2001
"Technocorrections": The Promises, the Uncertain Threats, Research in Brief
National Institute of Justice, June 2000

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Related Resources

Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP)/Body Armor Safety Initiative (BASI)
Administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the BVP Program is designed to provide bulletproof vests to public safety personnel, including those in the field of corrections. BASI, administered by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), addresses the reliability of body armor used by safety professionals and examines the future of bullet-resistant technology and testing.
Corrections Technology Resource Center (CTRC)
An expansion of the Electronic Monitoring Resource Center, this National Institute of Justice-supported site is dedicated to providing public sector agencies with information on technologies used in correctional settings, both institutional and community-based.
Field Search
Developed by the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center-Rocky Mountain Region, the Field Search software suite of products is designed specifically for use in the field by non-technical criminal justice personnel to quickly and efficiently search an offender's computer and create a detailed report of their findings.
National Institute of Corrections (NIC)
NIC provides training, technical assistance, information services, and policy/program development assistance to Federal, state, and local corrections agencies. NIC also provides funding to support program initiatives and provides leadership to influence correctional policies, practices, and operations nationwide.
National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Community Corrections Monitoring Technologies
NIJ's equipment and technology program for community corrections identifies the needs of parole and probation agencies as well as community-based offender programs and, whenever possible, draws on directly available technology that can be quickly adapted for use by these organizations.
National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Standards and Testing
The NIJ Standards and Testing Program develops and publishes equipment standards that specifically address the needs of law enforcement, corrections and other criminal justice agencies. The goal is to ensure to the degree possible that equipment is safe, reliable and performs according to established minimum requirements.
National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Technology and Tools
The Technology and Tools section of the NIJ website provides objective, evidence-based research and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice, particularly at the state and local levels.
National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC)
NLECTC, a component of the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) Office of Science and Technology, offers support, research findings, and technological expertise to help State and local law enforcement and corrections personnel perform their duties more safely and efficiently.
National Reentry Resource Center
Sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Reentry Resource Center provides education, training, and technical assistance to states, tribes, territories, local governments, service providers, nonprofit organizations, and corrections agencies working on prisoner reentry.
PoliceArmor.org
Sponsored by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and Bureau of Justice Assistance, this site contains technical information related to body armor, provides access to NIJ’s Compliant Product List, and presents guidance on how to get the proper fit and best take care of body armor.

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