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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 Six: Deschutes County, Oregon: Community Justice in Action
Deschutes County, Oregon: Community Justice in Action
Etched on the façade of the Community Justice Center in Deschutes County:
Heroes are not giant statues framed against a red sky. They are people who say, “This is my community and it's my responsibility to ...