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The American Probation and Parole Association (APPA), with technical expertise from SEARCH, provided assistance to the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS) through a cooperative agreement with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to develop and pilot an information exchange with law enforcement through state fusion centers. ICAOS represents the sole authority for regulating the transfer of adult probationers and parolees across states, including over 150,000 transfer request per year.
Using Global standards such as the Global Reference Architecture (GRA) and National Information Exchange Model (NIEM), APPA was able to support the implementation of a pilot exchange involving the New York State Intelligence Center (NYSIC). Since September of 2013 NYSIC has received over two hundred notifications, on average 10 per week, of potentially dangerous or high risk probationers/parolees entering the state of New York. These notifications are disseminated to local police departments throughout the state to improve officer safety and promote collaboration between police, probation, and parole agencies. ICAOS, APPA, and SEARCH are currently expanding the exchange to other states and state fusion centers across the country.
Those interested in learning more about the exchange, or those affiliated with a state fusion center and interested in participating, should contact Adam K. Matz of APPA at email@example.com or (859)244-8058.
A top priority for Attorney General Eric Holder’s Department of Justice is to invest in scientific research to ensure that the Department is both tough and smart on crime. The Office of Justice Programs’ CrimeSolutions.gov website shapes rigorous research into a central, reliable, and credible resource to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice.
A new website lists and evaluates prisoner re-entry programs nationwide. Launched by the Urban Institute, the Council of State Governments, and the John Jay College of Criminal Justice Prisoner Reentry Institute, the “What Works Clearinghouse” can be seen at http://nationalreentryresourcecenter.org/what_works.
The National Reentry Resource Center is a project of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, US Department of Justice. Please see the Center’s website at http://www.nationalreentryresourcecenter.org/. Please see “Federal Interagency Reentry Council Launches Website, Releases Myth-Buster Series” on the front page of the site (see announcements). CSOSA is a member of the Council. Several requesters have asked for national research on reentry.
The Office of Justice Program’s National Institute of Justice reentry research portfolio supports the evaluation of innovative reentry programs. To access these studies and NIJ’s entire reentry research portfolio visit www.nij.gov/nij/topics/corrections/reentry/welcome.htm .
The Office of Violence Against Women offers stalking response tips for corrections, prosecutors, judges, law enforcement, victims and victim advocates. They are posted on OVW’s website at www.ovw.usdoj.gov .
The National Institute of Corrections Information Center is one of the largest repositories for corrections research and information in the country. See www.nicic.gov/Library.
Correctional Social Media: The Pew Center on the States Public Safety Performance Project offers a video on research to reduce recidivism as well as brief but powerful overviews of reentry and sentencing research. See http://www.pewstates.org/projects/public-safety-performance-project-328068 .
The U.S. DOJ Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships recently held two successful webinars on Faith and Community Based approaches to Reentry and Responsible Fatherhood Initiatives. Click the links below to watch/listen to these informative webinars.
- Faith and Community Based Approaches to Responsible Fatherhood and its Impact on Delinquency Prevention, see https://bjatraining.org/2012/04/10/faith-and-community-based-approaches-responsible-fatherhood-and-its-impact-delinquency
- A Look at Faith & Community-Based Approaches to Offender Reentry, seehttps://bjatraining.org/a-look-at-faith-community-based-approaches-to-offender-reentry
The Louisiana Department of Corrections/Division of Probation and Parole is offering radio shows on offender reentry. Please visit their website at http://doc.la.gov/pages/reentry-initiatives/reentry-radio/ .
The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services offers podcasts at http://www.criminaljustice.ny.gov/pio/podcasts.html.
The Minnesota Department of Corrections offers a YouTube channel at http://m.youtube.com/user/minnesotadoc .
The Facebook page for the Rhode Island Department of Corrections is https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rhode-Island-Department-of-Corrections-Peer-Support/536649486352250 .
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