Evidence-based programs

May 21, 2019

Evidence-Based Practices Combined With Program Fidelity Produce Reliable Reentry Transition Programs

While evidence-based practices (EBP) are held as the “gold standard” in criminal justice reentry practices, the long-term success of a program using EBP depends on whether those practices are continuously measured and assessed long after implementation. Criminal justice researchers have found that community transition programs designed with integrity can only […]
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 […]