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Title: Police-Corrections Partnerships
Series: NIJ Issues and Practices in Criminal Justice
Author(s): D Parent ; B Snyder
Corporate Author: Abt Associates, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1999
Page Count: 62
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America

Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
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Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes 14 police-corrections partnerships from various jurisdictions, analyzes the barriers the jurisdictions had to overcome to start the partnerships and the problems they had to solve to make them work as intended, and examines central issues that jurisdictions should consider when starting new police-corrections partnerships.
Abstract: A substantial number of police and corrections agencies have established partnerships over the last 4 years in which staff from both agencies jointly perform functions that provide benefits to both agencies. Some partnerships are pragmatic efforts to solve specific problems such as youth firearms violence. Other partnerships operate in the context of broader reforms such as community policing or neighborhood-based probation. The five categories of partnerships are enhanced supervision partnerships, fugitive apprehension units, information-sharing partnerships, specialized enforcement partnerships, and interagency problem-solving partnerships. Challenges in developing these partnerships include planning; building and maintaining support; dealing with limited resources; overcoming mistrust, misinformation, and stereotypes; removing barriers to information sharing; and solving operational problems. Future issues that need to be addressed include legal considerations, outcome evaluations, partnership goals, and other issues. Tables, reference notes, appended contact list, and 35 references
Main Term(s): Policing innovation
Index Term(s): Program coordination ; Interagency cooperation ; Program implementation ; Corrections management ; Services effectiveness ; Program design
   
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