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Reorganizing Corrections: Revisiting the Recommendations of the National Advisory Commission

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dc.contributor.author Schafer, N. E.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-04-12T02:30:39Z
dc.date.available 2018-04-12T02:30:39Z
dc.date.issued 1993-09
dc.identifier.citation Schafer, N.E. (1993). "Reorganizing Corrections: Revisiting the Recommendations of the National Advisory Commission" (paper). Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association, Chicago, Sep 1993. en_US
dc.identifier.other JC 9404
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11122/8281
dc.description.abstract In 1973 the National Advisory Commission on Standards and Goals recommended that correctional services be consolidated under a single state agency, arguing that cost efficiencies, improved communication, and greater employee professionalism would result. The National Advisory Commission advocated state rather than local control of probation, and executive rather than judicial branch control of probation services. It encouraged development of regional rather than local jails and recommended that states assume the operation and control of all local detention and correctional functions. This paper examines some of the arguments for consolidation of correctional services and attempts to determine the kinds of reorganization that have occurred since 1973. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents BACKGROUND / Reorganizing Institutional Corrections / Reorganizing Probation / Reorganizing Parole / REORGANIZATION OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES / Institutional Reorganization / Reorganization of Probation / Reorganization of Parole / THE FUTURE OF CORRECTIONAL REORGANIZATION / Juvenile Corrections / Adult Probation / Local Facilities / REFERENCES en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage en_US
dc.subject corrections en_US
dc.subject jails en_US
dc.subject juvenile corrections en_US
dc.subject parole en_US
dc.subject prisons en_US
dc.subject probation en_US
dc.title Reorganizing Corrections: Revisiting the Recommendations of the National Advisory Commission en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US


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