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An Evolving Field: Findings from the 2008 Parole Practices Survey (The Urban Institute)

  • Organization: The Urban Institute
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Monday, February 08, 2010
  • Submitted: Monday, February 08, 2010
  • Attachment(s): PDF

Parole supervision has been a somewhat overlooked field in recent years, even as the challenges of prisoner reentry have attracted increasing attention. To examine the current state of parole practice, the Urban Institute conducted a survey of parole supervision field offices. The findings of the survey are summarized in this report, and suggest that the principles of effective supervision are beginning to take root.

Click here to read Putting Public Safety First: 13 Parole Supervision Strategies to Enhance Reentry Outcomes, the primer on parole practices and policies published by the Urban Institute.

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