American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) of 2009

September 15, 2011

Community corrections agencies tap federal-state grants to offer reentry services

Corrections officials always seek solutions for two common problems: overcrowded jails and recidivism. Reentry programs that incorporate evidence-based practices are a proven solution because they reduce jail or prison crowding and they teach and model productive lifestyles to offenders. Today, smaller- and medium-sized jurisdictions, typically counties, are developing successful reentry […]