A Colorado parolee’s murder admission has raised questions about Colorado’s adoption of SCF.
Illinois is considering giving permission to the state’s department of correction to use electronic monitoring as an intermediate sanction for supervision violations.
This article argues that HOPE and SCF are fundamentally punitive and fail to address essential components of probationer and parolee rehabilitation. The author recommends providing greater access to services and support as superior solutions.
This article explores the issue of human will as it relates to addiction, and how HOPE has reduced drug use among parolees.
Arizona’s SB 1067 would require the department of corrections to implement graduated sanctions in response to parole and probation violations. Those who oppose the bill say the state cannot legally extend the time that an individual is under community supervision, even if it is in lieu of revoking supervision.