Community Corrections Strategies Reduce Recidivism: “Research-based approaches can cut reoffending and costs”

For every person in prison, roughly two people are serving their sentences on probation or parole at a fraction of the cost of incarceration. Over the past 20 years, corrections professionals and researchers have identified a range of successful, community-based strategies that reduce the rate at which these individuals return to prison for new offenses or for breaking the rules of their supervision. Check out resources available from The Pew Charitable Trusts.