Issue Brief

Maximum Impact: Targeting Supervision on Higher-Risk People, Places, and Times

At a time when states are facing historic budget deficits, state leaders can prevent a large share of the nation’s criminal activity and cut corrections costs by helping probation and parole agencies focus their efforts on higher-risk offenders, in higher-risk neighborhoods, at higher-risk times through a strategy of targeted supervision.

This 2009 brief was part of a series of primers for policy makers about the critical choices they faced in developing strategies to improve the public safety return on taxpayer dollars.

Date:
July 17, 2009
Contact:
Jennifer Laudano | 202.540.6321
Project:
Public Safety Performance Project
Issues:
Public Safety
 
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