Problem-Solving Approaches to Homicide: An Evaluation of the Indianapolis Violence Reduction Partnership
Dual Experiment in Intensive Community Supervision: Minnesota's Prison Diversion and Enhanced Supervised Release Programs
Residential Treatment Home for Developmentally Disabled Sex Offenders: One Community's Response (From Managing Adult Sex Offenders: A Containment Approach, P 16.1-16.15, 1996, Kim English, Suzanne Pullen, and Linda Jones, eds. - See NCJ-162392)
The panel presentations from the 2009 NIJ Conference are based on an NIJ-sponsored evaluation of the effectiveness of Kansas Senate Bill 123, which mandates community-based drug abuse treatment for drug possession by nonviolent offenders in lieu of prison.
How can we prevent reoffending and reduce costs? Research points to a number of solutions. At the Tuesday plenary, Judge Steven Alm from Hawaii will describe his successes with hard-core drug offenders. “Swift and sure” is his motto. West Virginia Cabinet Secretary James W. Spears will discuss the issues from his state's perspective, and Adam Gelb, Director of the Pew Charitable Trust's Public Safety Performance Project, will lend a national overview.