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Past methods of probation and parole supervision have largely relied on caseworkers who monitor their "clients" as well as they can. But, as numbers of "clients" increase, studies indicate that this model is ineffectual. The time has come to significantly rethink the approaches to community supervision. This book addresses the specific ways of achieving these goals by presenting six case studies of probation programs that represent a practical side of the community justice ideal. What emerges is a provocative and enlightening new approach to the problems of probation and parole.
Chapter Five: Reinventing Probation and Reducing Youth Violence: Boston's Operation Night Light
Reinventing Probation and Reducing Youth Violence: Boston's Operation Night Light
Two crises converged in the early 1990s in a way that led to historic change in important sectors of the criminal justice system. The first crisis was reflected ...