Issuing citations instead of arrests is one of the most under-utilized tools in achieving better pretrial outcomes. So why aren’t more supervision agencies talking to their law enforcement partners about their citation usage?
We’ve compiled a list of our favorite go-to resources for pretrial, no matter where you’re located or how far along you are in your pretrial reboot.
As the complexity of your job grows, so does the potential for your team to make some common case planning mistakes. Here are the Top 3 challenges we see among supervision professionals today.
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.
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.
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.
It’s time to re-think your assessment strategy. Even the most assessment-savvy agencies are losing precious minutes on non-essential assessment questions, and saving your team that extra five or more minutes is easier than you think.
Risk level and supervision level don’t match up on a clean 1:1 basis, and it’s up to supervision professionals to understand the nuances of each to make appropriate supervision decisions.
Treatment courts are the single most successful intervention in our nation’s history for leading people living with substance use and mental health disorders out of the justice system and into lives of recovery and stability.