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Figure 2. Priorities for Innovation for Corrections


From the article "Identifying Technology Needs and Innovations to Advance Corrections," January 30, 2016.

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).​