Shock incarceration programs
Implementation Evaluation of the First Incarceration Shock Treatment Program: A Boot Camp for Youthful Offenders in Kentucky
Implementation Evaluation of the First Incarceration Shock Treatment Program: A Boot Camp for Youthful Offenders in Kentucky, Final Report
Special Condition Number Six and Analysis of Net Widening per Special Condition Number Twenty-One: Final Progress Report
Professor Ed Latessa describes how his team and he assessed more than 550 programs and saw the best and the worst. Professor Latessa shared his lessons learned and examples of states that are trying to use evidence-based knowledge to improve correctional programs.
Funded in part by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Pew Center on the States, the justice reinvestment project is a data-driven strategy aimed at policymakers to "reduce spending on corrections, increase public safety and improve conditions in the neighborhoods to which most people released from prison return." Representatives from two states where the justice reinvestment strategy is currently being implemented will discuss how it is being used to reduce the rate of incarceration and how states can reinvest in local communities.
In this Research for the Real World seminar, forward-looking figures in the law enforcement community examine how law enforcement can be improved through the adoption of community-minded policies.