When it comes to pretrial reform, every jurisdiction in every state is facing different challenges, but one truth is universal: Success takes cooperation.
There are two critical parts of this process, either of which can make or break the accuracy of your assessment results: the assessment itself, and the way your team uses it.
Over the past three decades, we’ve seen hundreds of different takes on discharge/release/reentry planning, and we’ve learned that success really comes down to a few key factors.
Even if the assessment tool you’re using has been validated on other populations in other jurisdictions, you don’t know if the tool is really working for YOUR population in YOUR jurisdiction unless you validate it using local data.
Customers asked questions that shed light on the current state of corrections and the trends that are starting to trickle down to agencies of all sizes. Check out our Top 3.
The Big 4 criminogenic needs are not only the key to reducing recidivism, they’re also among the most difficult factors to change in a person.
You’ve implemented a risk and needs assessment. Your team is using the data to inform decision-making. Now what?
We’ve compiled a list of the top five questions we hear and straightforward answers to help you educate others and demonstrate why assessments are helping you advance justice in your community.
Much of the pretrial reform debate centers on one key question: Should this individual be released or detained?
There are two key ways data is used to drive evidence-based practice: measure progress and drive action.