Justice Reinvestment At-A-Glance

Community Corrections

Published Date : October 7, 2016
Author(s) : Ben Forman

This Justice Reinvestment At-a-Glance report examines community corrections. Community corrections is an enhanced form of probation. Instead of incarceration, individuals are sentenced to intensive services and supervision in the community. The data presented here show that—among individuals in Massachusetts convicted for offenses where community corrections may be appropriate—very few receive this alternative to incarceration.

 

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Ben Forman

Research Director, MassINC

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