This week, community supervision professionals across the country are gathering in person and virtually at the American Probation and Parole Association's 47th Annual Training Institute to discuss some of the biggest issues currently affecting our communities - and the most innovative strategies to address these issues. We're looking at four key trends in community supervision your agency should keep in mind.
We are celebrating National Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision (PPPS) Week. This year’s theme focused on restoring trust and creating hope in a criminal justice system greatly impacted by the effects of the pandemic, staffing shortages, lack of resources, and agency budget cuts. This poses the question: how can we strengthen trust in the industry while navigating these barriers?
Get to know the features of the Northpointe Suite that make it easy to maintain daily operations remotely.
How can such hands-on operations, which are so dependent on human interaction, thrive in a virtual reality?
Far too often, people leave the criminal justice system with the same underlying health and behavioral challenges that contributed to their criminal offenses in the first place. That’s why problem-solving courts are designed to address these underlying problems. But how do we actively maintain all moving pieces to ensure their success?
If COVID has taught us anything, it’s that we’re far more capable, adaptable, and resilient than we ever imagined. Moving forward, what we’ve also learned is that we can keep everyone in the facility safer and healthier by thinking a little differently about our technology.
For most justice practitioners, finding ways to help justice-involved people with mental health issues is a daily struggle. The Northpointe Suite can help.
When you think about Northpointe, what comes to mind first? The COMPAS assessment? Our decision tree? Classification? There’s so much more to The Northpointe Suite.
As pretrial reform moves across the country, it’s important for agencies to align their processes with national standards, state requirements, and evidence-based practice.
In your correctional facility, doing the right thing to protect inmates and doing the prudent thing to protect your jail are the same: proper Classification.