Probation Revocation and Its Causes: Profiles of State and Local Jurisdictions

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In the Alpha Phase of the Robina Institute's research of probation revocation practices, the Probation Revocation project team examined and reported on the range of contemporary probation practices in six jurisdictions. While the project was centered on the impact of the revocation decision, the scope of inquiry included earlier stages of the sentencing and probation supervision process in an effort to understand how cases reach the point of revocation. Research includes examining the type and number of conditions typically imposed on probationers, policies and procedures for violations, viewpoints of probation officers, judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and probationers, as well as rates of revocation for both criminal and non-criminal violations. 

Included below are the published reports from the Alpha Phase of Robina's research.