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Figure 2. Priorities for Innovation for Corrections


This figure shows the common needs across institutional and community corrections. They are:

  • Risk assessment tools
  • Institutional corrections
  • Flexible sanctions tools
  • Deception detection
  • Information- sharing
  • Contraband detection
  • Social media monitoring
  • Surveillance and analysis tools
  • Preparedness tools and activities
  • Staff training
  • Automated translation
  • Alternatives to incarceration

 Source: Based on Figure S.2 in Fostering Innovation in Community Corrections: Identifying High-Priority Technology and Other Needs for the U.S. Corrections Sector (pdf, 161 pages).​