October 11, 2016 Rochester Crime Stoppers: Swift, Certain, and Fair (Video) http://foxrochester.com/news/good-day-rochester/crime-stoppers-swift-certain-and-fair

The Monroe County (NY) Office of Probation explains a new SCF initiative to reduce gun crimes.

September 22, 2016 Criminal Justice Reform and the GOP http://www.redstate.com/diary/davenj1/2016/09/22/criminal-justice-reform-gop/

This article highlights states’ SCF community supervision models.

September 19, 2016 The Interesting Thing That Happened When Washington State Tried an 18th-century Version of Justice https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/09/19/the-interesting-thing-that-happened-when-washington-state-tried-an-18th-century-version-of-justice/

SCF participants in Washington State commit fewer new crimes and are less likely to be re-sentenced to prison when compared to participants under traditional supervision, according to a 9,000-person study led by the Washington State Institute for Criminal Justice.

September 17, 2016 "Strong Opinions" Expected on North Dakota Bill Draft for Incarceration Reform http://www.thedickinsonpress.com/news/north-dakota/4117758-strong-opinions-expected-bill-draft-incarceration-reform

The North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation estimates there will be a 75% increase in the state’s prison population in the next ten years. State legislators have introduced reform bills, some of which include SCF probation, to reduce the growing need for prison space.

September 15, 2016 What to Do About Heroin Addicts Who Keep OD’ing http://nypost.com/2016/09/15/what-to-do-about-heroin-addicts-who-keep-oding/

Drug Court with SCF responses is a way to divert heroin addicts who habitually overdose to treatment instead of prison or the streets.