SCF is more effective and ethical than increasing surveillance on people under supervision.
A South Dakota HOPE graduate says that participating in the program instead of going to prison saved his life
HOPE probation participation in South Dakota has increased tripled in three years due to the Public Safety Improvement Act.
Several states have adopted SCF to keep participants out of prison.
Frequent, random drug testing with SCF consequences for a positive result lead to reduced drug use and incarceration.