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 […]
July 2, 2013

States aggressively reducing prison populations nationwide

All across the country, states are exploring alternatives to detention as a way to reduce high prison costs and populations that have swollen over the last couple of decades. Legislators in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Kentucky, South Carolina, South Dakota, Arkansas, Hawaii, Connecticut, New York and others have begun looking […]
August 28, 2012

Luzerne County officials praise day reporting center at offender transition event

Earlier this summer, in an effort to reduce costs and help curb chronic recidivism, BI Incorporated opened a day reporting program in Luzerne County, Penn. The Luzerne County Day Reporting Center is designed for non-violent offenders in the county’s criminal justice system, including individuals eligible for release from the Luzerne […]
May 29, 2012

Department of Justice Study Finds Reentry Programs Help Reduce Re-arrests

The U.S. Department of Justice recently released a study that analyzed data collected over a four-year period from 11 adult and four juvenile reentry programs around the country.  Researches set out to answer the questions:  “what works, for whom, for how long and at what cost?” The study found evidence […]