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Project Title:

Community Supervision and Desistence from Crime
PIN: LJXX-I-05-01-A        

Major Unit:

Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit: DBASSE Committee on Law and Justice

RSO: Petrie, Carol

Subject/Focus Area:

Project Scope
This workshop-based study, to be conducted by an ad hoc committee, will explore
the role of parole and other forms of post-release supervision in promoting the
rehabilitation and successful re-entry of former prisoners into society. It
will focus on the empirical and theoretical underpinnings of new and emerging
models of parole and the role of supervision in the broader community
infrastructures required for desistance from criminal activity and successful
re-entry. The workshop will consist of presentations and discussions of these
topics and will provide a basis for the development of a research agenda that
will be addressed in the study report.

The sponsor of this activity is the National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice.

The starting date for the project is January 10, 2006. A final report will be issued in approximately 8 months.

Note: This project was extended. the report will be issued in July 2007.

Project Duration: 8 months    

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 Meeting 1 - 01/10/2006
 Meeting 2 - 01/18/2006
 Meeting 3 - 07/14/2006
 Meeting 4 - 12/08/2006


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Parole, Desistance from Crime and Community Integration