Does Reducing Supervision for Low-risk Probationers Jeopardize Community Safety?

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United States Courts on 6/2020 by Haci Duru, Lori Brusman Lovins, Brian Lovins

The authors examine the relationship between supervision intensity and probation outcomes (i.e., increase in supervision level and rearrest) among low-risk individuals. Results show that individuals placed on the low-risk caseload were less likely to have probation revoked than low-risk probationers placed on regular caseloads. There was no significant relationship between low-intensity supervision and rearrest.

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