Improving Accountability through Independent Correctional Oversight

With unacceptably high rates of sexual assault and recidivism,…

2015 Runner Up: Paying for Success in Community Corrections

Read about this original approach to community corrections that directly builds the performance goal of recidivism reduction into contracts with privately operated halfway houses, providing financial incentives for recidivism reduction and penalties for increases in recidivism. The use of contractual recidivism performance targets helps to reduce recidivism by making community corrections facilities more accountable for public safety outcomes.