Policing Prisoner Re-entry

Policing Prisoner Re-entry

July 19, 2012 | by  | The Crime Report

Local police can promote public safety and police legitimacy by actively engaging in prisoner re-entry programs, according to a new paper from the National Institute of Justice.

Exploring the Role of the Police in Prisoner Reentry, by Jeremy Travis, Ronald Davis and Sarah Lawrence, makes the case that involvement in re-entry efforts is in-line with problem-oriented and community policing strategies.

Local police can promote public safety and police legitimacy by actively engaging in prisoner re-entry programs, according to a new paper from the National Institute of Justice.

Exploring the Role of the Police in Prisoner Reentry, by Jeremy Travis, Ronald Davis and Sarah Lawrence, makes the case that involvement in re-entry efforts is in-line with problem-oriented and community policing strategies.