Evidence-based programs

April 10, 2018

GEO Reentry celebrates Second Chance Month

The White House has designated April as Second Chance Month for criminal offenders. In late March, officials announced that the month will be used to emphasize the need to reduce crime as well as recidivism by providing assistance to people with criminal records and helping them earn honest second chances. […]
August 20, 2013

Luzerne County DRC and EM program save money, expand supervision options

BI Incorporated has helped several counties in Pennsylvania, including Cambria, Franklin and Luzerne, implement evidence-based alternatives to detention. In Luzerne, BI helped the county implement an electronic monitoring program as well as a day reporting center to address jail crowding and recidivism. BI’s relationship with Luzerne County began in 1998 […]
August 1, 2013

Day reporting center rehabilitates offenders in Cambria County

To help cope with chronic recidivism and crowded jails, counties nationwide are moving toward integration of community programs. Several counties in Pennsylvania, including Cambria County, have implemented day reporting programs in recent years and the results have been positive. In early 2012, Cambria County selected GEO Reentry to open and […]
December 4, 2012

Performance Incentive Funding Leads to Better Offender Outcomes and Reduces Corrections Costs

The Vera Institute of Justice, an independent, nonprofit organization that aims to improve justice systems through its research, recently released a new report on performance incentive funding programs. The report delineates the impact current PIF legislation has had, as well as factors policymakers need to consider when creating their own PIF program. […]