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October 16, 2018

Bail reform sweeps the nation, pretrial release services on rise

Bail reform is sweeping the nation, state by state, as correctional agencies look to change a money-based method for releasing pretrial defendants to the community while they await trial. The movement is fueled by the belief that bail is neither fair nor does it protect public safety. Proponents for reform […]
October 9, 2018

What is case management for reentry programs? GEO Reentry Services describes system

When probationers, parolees or pretrial service defendants are referred to community centers for reentry services, case management is a critical element for stabilizing the individual as they prepare for community integration. GEO Reentry’s reentry centers rely on a strong case management system that guides the participant through the program. This […]
October 2, 2018

‘What Works’ in Corrections: What drives GEO Reentry programming

“What Works” is a term used nationally by correctional agencies in reference to researched principles and practices common to effective public safety and offender programming. What Works research has also identified the offender attributes, “Criminogenic Risks and Needs,” that successful correctional programs must target (Gendreau, P. & Andrews, D.A. 1990). […]
September 25, 2018

Stockton reentry program celebrates 10 years of helping parolees

The Stockton Day Reporting Center, a non-residential reentry center operated by GEO Reentry Services, recently celebrated 10 years of service for its reentry program. The center hosted an open house and invited parole agents and community partners to celebrate this important milestone, including helping more than 500 parolees successfully transition […]