Community corrections programs oversee offenders outside of jail or prison, and are administered by agencies or courts with the legal authority to enforce sanctions.
Community corrections include probation — correctional supervision within the community rather than jail or prison — and parole — a period of conditional, supervised release from prison.
- Community Corrections Technology: Experts Identify Top Needs for Tech Solutions to Mounting Probation and Parole System Challenges
- National Institute of Justice 2018 Annual Report
- Kentucky Juvenile Justice Reform Evaluation: Assessing the Effects of SB 200 on Youth Dispositional Outcomes and Racial and Ethnic Disparities, Full Report
The first step in knowing what to do is knowing what works … and what hasn’t.