In the study, “Short-term effects of sanctioning reform on parole officers’ revocation decisions,” Steiner focused on officer revocation hearings before and after Ohio prisons created the sanctioning policy.
Importance of understanding group differences in offending, punishment and social context.
Sex offenders released under residence restrictions were twice as likely to move three or more times compared to offenders released prior to the legislation.
In-prison contact with family members improves the level of support post-release. In-prison contact with children is important to the establishment of post-release involvement with children.
The Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (YLS/CMI) effectively differentiated between two levels of offender risk/need. Residential facilitates designed to serve youthful offenders.
Probation and parole case managers who receive training and peer coaching show a pattern of reduced recidivism.
FCBIs help promote the long-term success of inmates in the community.
Fathers who lived with children before incarceration and had regular contact with their children during their incarceration were more likely to be involved with their children after release.