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Needs vs. Risks: It’s a Balancing Act

By |2020-10-16T19:32:23+00:00October 16th, 2020|All, Blog, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

Rather than thinking about risk management and corrective intervention as competing ideologies, it’s time to start thinking about them as different approaches that work together to enhance success.

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Keeping COVID out of Jail: Lessons from a COVID-Free Facility

By |2020-10-16T19:09:12+00:00October 16th, 2020|All, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management|

Read Greg’s interview with Josh Carey, Jail Commander in Hamilton County, Indiana, to find out how his team has kept the jail COVID-free.

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Location, Location, Location … Are Your Files Working for You?

By |2020-10-22T17:25:16+00:00October 14th, 2020|All, Attorney, Attorney Case Management, Blog, Court, Court Case Management, Technology Solutions|

Best Practice: Prioritize file storage. It’s the least glamorous and most critical investment you can make in your team’s productivity … and aspirin consumption.

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4 Ways to Keep Your Jail Safe from Fentanyl Exposure

By |2020-09-25T02:56:31+00:00September 25th, 2020|All, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management|

When (not if) fentanyl makes its way into your jail, what can you do to keep staff and inmates safe? Here are a few ways to start.

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Overcrowding: Are we talking about the right things?

By |2020-10-16T19:23:46+00:00September 25th, 2020|All, Blog, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

All justice reforms have to be a collaborative effort. When states approach overcrowding not just from the supervision side, but also from the legislative side, they see very positive results.

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Mental Health: Prosecutors Driving Big Change in Rural America

By |2020-10-08T15:10:46+00:00September 9th, 2020|All, Attorney, Attorney Case Management, Blog, Court Case Management, Custody Management, Justice-Involved Youth, Podcast, Resources, Supervision Case Management|

Prosecutor Jonathan Meyer and the team in Lewis County, Wash., are working to keep people with serious mental illnesses out of jail and in contact with the community resources they need.

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Four Ways to Find it – Fast

By |2020-10-02T19:38:14+00:00August 29th, 2020|All, Attorney, Attorney Case Management, Blog, Court, Court Case Management, Technology Solutions|

Best Practice: Prioritize information access, and build your processes accordingly. Here are four ways your team can prioritize information access and find things faster.

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Boost Your Team’s Productivity with These 3 Steps

By |2020-08-25T21:35:05+00:00August 24th, 2020|All, Attorney, Attorney Case Management, Blog, Court, Court Case Management, Technology Solutions|

Best Practice: Automate tasks whenever possible to capitalize on your team’s knowledge and skills, allowing them to focus on the critical elements of their job.

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Risk Scores: The Not-So-Secret Recipe

By |2020-08-14T18:13:27+00:00August 14th, 2020|All, Blog, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

If it seems like the COMPAS risk assessment uses a healthy dose of mystery and secret sauce to arrive at risk scores, let’s talk.

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Four Ways to Fight Human Trafficking in YOUR Community

By |2020-08-14T11:29:51+00:00August 13th, 2020|All, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management|

As justice practitioners who are in constant contact with vulnerable populations, what can we do to stop human trafficking?

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