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Criminological Highlights – Volume 16, Number 3

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published. Each issue contains “Headlines and Conclusions” for each of 8 articles, followed by one-page summaries of each article.

(392.67 KB) | 18. January 2017 | Author: Criminological Highlights
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Criminological Highlights – Volume 16, Number 2

(377.11 KB) | 28. November 2016 | Author: The Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies
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An Inspection of Through the Gate Resettlement Services for Short-Term Prisoners

A joint inspection by HM Inspectorate of Probation and HM Inspectrate of Prisons. ‘Through the Gate’ is a flagship policy of government, intended to bring about a step change in rehabilitation, and so reduce reoffending. New services have been rolled out in prisons to prepare prisoners for release and resettlement and increase their prospects of […]

(679.88 KB) | 4. October 2016 | Author: HM Inspectorate of Probation and HM Inspectrate of Prisons
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Nordic Correctional Statistics: 2010-2014

Nordic cooperation in producing correctional statistics goes a long way back. Since 2007, an English-speaking series of Nordic correctional statistics can be downloaded on the national web sites of the Nordic correctional services. A new report is now available. I will give a brief description of the Nordic cooperation, and as a final point, I […]

(1.16 MB) | 9. August 2016 | Author: Ragnar Kristoffersen
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The Potential of Community Corrections to Improve Safety and Reduce Incarceration

As the size and cost of jails and prisons have grown, so too has the awareness that public investment in incarceration has not yielded the expected return in public safety. This creates an opportunity to reexamine the wisdom of our reliance on institutional corrections—incarceration in prisons or jails—and to reconsider the role of community-based corrections, […]

(365.17 KB) | 3. August 2016 | Author: Vera Institute of Justice
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Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Community Corrections: The Principles of Effective Intervention

Until recently, community corrections has suffered from a lack of research that identified proven methods of reducing offender recidivism. Recent research efforts based on meta-analysis (the syntheses of data from many research studies) (McGuire, 2002; Sherman et al, 1998), cost-benefit analysis (Aos, 1998) and specific clinical trials (Henggeler et al, 1997; Meyers et al, 2002) have broken through this barrier though and are now providing the field with […]

(664.95 KB) | 3. August 2016 | Author: Crime and Justice Institute
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Sondage international sur les services correctionnels 2015 – FR

Le document ci-après est un résumé des réponses reçues suite au sondage international portant sur les défis auxquels les services correctionnels font face et sur les stratégies d’atténuation. Les questions du sondage ont été rédigées en appliquant une approche fondée sur les risques et étaient axées sur les points problématiques des pratiques menées en matière […]

(977.14 KB) | 28. July 2016 | Author: Correctional Service of Canada
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2015 International Survey of Correctional Services – EN

The following is a summary document of the responses received for the international survey on correctional challenges and mitigation strategies. Survey questions were developed using a risk-based approach and focused on core problematic areas in correctional practices. The survey was organized into five key parts: Part I: Organizational information and overall challenges; Part II: Offender […]

(913.7 KB) | 28. July 2016 | Author: Correctional Service of Canada
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Criminological Highlights – Volume 15, Issue 6

(343.03 KB) | 8. June 2016 | Author: bethjohnstonadmin
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ECOR Conference – Speaker’s Report

In February 2016 I had a chance to represent EuroPris at the ECOR (European Communities of Restoration) conference. It was a very fruitful meeting focused mainly on Restorative Justice. One of the joint themes of almost all speakers was a call for professional European research and for comparable data to make professional recommendations and joint […]

(377.83 KB) | 22. March 2016 | Author: Gabriela Slováková
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