A review of recent SCF research finds mixed results.
SCF proposed for illegal gun possession.
The Criminal/Legal Experiences of Individuals with Mental Illness Along the Sequential Intercept Model: An Eight-Site Study
A study of Michigan specialty courts for people with severe mental illness includes SCF.
The Drug Court Team and Discretionary Decision-Making: A Mixed-Methods Examination of Sanctioning Responses to Continued Participant Alcohol and Other Drug Use
SCF sanctions are a best practice in drug courts.
Recommends SCF penalties for fare evasion on public transit.
Research suggests prioritizing costly prison space for those likeliest to commit serious crimes, SCF for technical violations.
Rehabilitation programs in the UK need to apply proven SCF.
Revoking the ‘license to drink’: Emerging evidence on mandatory sobriety: Could 24/7 programs solve lingering questions about who gets the right to drink?
Pilot programs of 24/7 Sobriety in the UK could answer questions about its efficacy outside of the American west.
Gang-violence deterrence requires SCF sanctions.
Finding Their Feet: How Reentry Court Changes the Path of Returning Citizens in the District of Minnesota
SCF is an effective prison-reform tool that has promise to reduce recidivism.
Local evaluations of SCF “sobriety tags” in Britain will be completed in 2020.
The School-To-Prison Pipeline: An Examination of the Association Between Suspension and Justice System Involvement
SCF consequences for school misbehavior can reduce delinquency.
The prospect of swift enforcement attention can make a difference.
A study of sanctioning in a veterans’ treatment court in a southwestern state finds disproportionate sanctions for lower-level violations and for non-white clients.
An emphasis on sanctions over incentives may account for null findings in SCF studies.
The deterrence effect of swiftness is difficult to assess.
SCF to reduce teens’ illegal behavior on the road in Australia.
More research is needed to determine the impact of HOPE.
Swiftness and certainty in domestic-violence enforcement.
A look at swifter case processing and recidivism in Denmark.
How Offender Decision-Making Can Inform Policing: A Focus on the Perceived Certainty of Apprehension
Perceived certainty can influence offender decision-making.
SCF is recommended for study for violent recidivists in Victoria.
H.R.7617 Defense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2021
Funding request for the Second Chance Reauthorization Act includes $4.5M for SCF.
Calling for SCF prosecution for gun crimes.
Guidelines on SCF responses to drug use in community supervision.
SCF is recommended as an evidence-based probation management tool by the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections.
When SCF probation isn’t an option, prison offers medication-assisted treatment.
SCF traffic cameras could solve several problems.
SCF is untested for juveniles, but pretrial detention is an ineffective deterrent.
The HOPE DFE was implemented well but yielded poor outcomes.