Comcast Interview with CSOSA Director Nancy Ware

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Comcast Newsmakers interviewed Nancy Ware, the Director of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA).

Please  see http://media.csosa.gov  for a full list of CSOSA radio and television shows. See the main CSOSA website at http://www.csosa.gov .

The transcript is available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2014/11/comcast-interview-nancy-ware/ .

Director Nancy M. Ware serves as the Agency Director of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia (CSOSA). In that capacity she leads the agency’s 800 federal employees in providing community supervision for over 12,000 adults on probation, parole, and supervised release in the District of Columbia.

Nancy Ware has over three decades experience in the management and administration of juvenile and adult criminal justice programs on the local, state and national level.

Prior to assuming leadership of CSOSA, Ms. Ware guided the Agency’s compliance with the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act of 2010 (GPRA), focusing on strategic planning and performance measurement.

Her organizational experience includes serving as the first Executive Director of the DC Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC), where for eight years she developed the infrastructure to promote collaboration between the District of Columbia government and the executive and judicial branches of the federal government on critical public safety issues.

One of Ms. Ware’s proudest accomplishments at the CJCC was the development of the technical capability to support criminal justice information sharing among CJCC member agencies. Ms. Ware’s other professional experience includes serving as Director of Technical Assistance and Training for the Department of Justice’s Weed and Seed Program and as Director of National Programs for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs. Early in her career she also served as Executive Director of the Rainbow Coalition, Executive Director of the Citizenship Education Fund and Executive Director of the District of Columbia Mayor’s Youth Initiatives Office.

Nancy Ware is a native Washingtonian who has devoted her professional career to public service and has spent the last several years working to ensure that the nation’s capital remains safe for residents, workers and visitors, and that juveniles and adults who have become involved in the criminal justice system are provided opportunities to contribute and thrive.

Ms. Ware holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Howard University.

 

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Successful Offenders – “DC Public Safety” Television

“Successful Offenders”  is part of the” DC Public Safety” television series.

Please see http://media.csosa.gov for our radio shows. See www.twitter.com/lensipes.

This is the  fifteenth edition of “DC Public Safety” television. The program, entitled “Successful Offenders” features discussions with four offenders currently under the supervision of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency.

Fifty percent of offenders (per national data) return to prison after three years but 50 percent do not. The production attempts to discover the reasons as to why people under supervision do not return.

Guests for the enclosed program include:

First Segment: Tracy Marlow and India Frazier

Second Segment: Cortez McDaniel and Donald Zimmerman

We welcome your comments and suggestions at leonard.sipes@csosa.gov.

The program is offered by the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency, a federal executive branch entity in Washington, D.C.

The show is hosted by Leonard Sipes. Timothy Barnes is the Producer.

Transcript available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2011/01/successful-offenders-dc-public-safety/

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Parole and Probation Officers–A Day in the Life

“Parole and Probation Officers” ( A Day in the Life) is part of the “DC Public Safety” television series.

Please see http://media.csosa.gov for our radio shows. See www.twitter.com/lensipes.

We welcome your comments and suggestions at leonard.sipes@csosa.gov.

“Parole and Probation officers” provides an overview of a “day in the life” of a Community Supervision Officer at the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA) in Washington, D.C.  CSOSA supervises approximately 16,000 offenders at any given time; this program discusses the challenges and rewards of being a Community Supervision Officer.

The program is offered by the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency, a federal executive branch entity in Washington,
D.C.

The show is hosted by Leonard Sipes. Timothy Barnes is the Producer.

Transcript available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2010/05/parole-and-probation-officers/

Series Meta terms: Accountability, tours, inter-agency, interagency, crime, criminals, criminal justice, parole,
probation, agent, community, supervision, officer, prison, drug treatment, reentry, police, cooperation, law enforcement.

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Police, Parole and Probation Cooperation to Supervise Criminal Offenders

“Police, Parole and Probation Cooperation” is part of the “DC Public Safety” television series.

Please see http://media.csosa.gov for our radio shows. See www.twitter.com/lensipes.

We welcome your comments and suggestions at leonard.sipes@csosa.gov.

The program is offered by the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency, a federal executive branch entity in Washington,
D.C.

“Police, Parole and Probation Cooperation” provides an overview of inter agency cooperation between the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA) and the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) of Washington, D.C. CSOSA partners with MPD and other law enforcement agencies and adjacent states on a wide variety of public safety initiatives. Both agencies conduct over 11,000 “Accountability Tours” to jointly supervise offenders on parole and probation each year.

The show is hosted by Leonard Sipes. Timothy Barnes is the Producer.

Transcript available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/

Series Meta terms: AccountabilityTtours, inter-agency, interagency, crime, criminals, criminal justice, parole,
probation, prison, drug treatment, reentry, police, cooperation, law enforcement.

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Police, Parole and Probation Cooperation

“Police, Parole and Probation Cooperation” is part of the “DC Public Safety” television series.

Please see http://media.csosa.gov for our radio shows. See www.twitter.com/lensipes.

We welcome your comments and suggestions at leonard.sipes@csosa.gov.

The program is offered by the Court Services and Offender
Supervision Agency, a federal executive branch entity in Washington,
D.C.

“Police, Parole and Probation Cooperation” provides an overview of inter agency cooperation programs that have proven successful with offender supervision and public safety. The Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency partners with D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department, other law enforcement agencies and adjacent states.  The Maryland Division of Parole and Probation is featured in this program.

The show is hosted by Leonard Sipes. Timothy Barnes is the Producer.

Transcript available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/?p=172

Series Meta terms: inter-agency, interagency, crime, criminals, criminal justice, parole,
probation, prison, drug treatment, reentry, police, cooperation, law enforcement.

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