Supporting juvenile corrections with smartphones

Modern juvenile corrections programs seek to keep children out of facilities and in their family units. This is most clearly exemplified by the state of California’s recent decision to permanently close youth prisons. But intervention is still required to support children convicted of crimes, helping them redirect their steps to avoid future incarceration as an…

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Building personal responsibility through monitoring programming

To live in a society that promotes personal freedoms, we must all take responsibility for our actions and make choices that align with our community’s laws. We have the freedom to leave our homes and drive to the store, but with that freedom, we have traffic laws to obey. We can’t just grab items off…

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Pretrial monitoring – an effective reform

If you were to Google “pretrial reform,” you would find several reputable organizations advocating for process changes to our criminal justice system. Most organizations bring up the abolishment of bail processes and the elimination of pretrial incarceration for minor, non-violent offenses. Organizations and individuals against pretrial reform argue that allowing people to reenter communities while…

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This is what second chances look like

In criminal justice agencies across the nation, probation programs are considered second chances. On the surface, these programs are designed to help people create a new life post-release. In reality, red tape and outdated practices contribute to the number of people who return to prison or jail after release.  Corrisoft started asking the question, “Are…

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What agencies are a good fit for Corrisoft accountability technologies?

  With a variety of agency programs and the different practices and goals that come with them, finding the perfect monitoring system that fits all participants and programs can be a challenge. Each agency wants to ensure that the programming solution they select will improve participant outcomes and best serve their monitoring professionals. At Corrisoft,…

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How does the Corrisoft AIR approach benefit participant families?

The unintended victims of the criminal justice system – the family members of people who are “justice-involved” – have long experienced the hardship and devastation that accompanies incarceration. When a family member becomes involved with corrections programming, children grow up without parents, parents mourn the loss of time spent with children, and relationships are sometimes damaged…

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