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Proactive Community Supervision in Maryland: Changing Offender Outcomes
Researcher(s): (Faye S Taxman) (Christina Yancey) (Jeanne Bilanin)
This report presents an overview of the impact of the Proactive Community Supervision (PCS) strategy on key offender outcomes---rearrest rates, warrants for violation of probation, and adherence to offender supervision plans. To determine whether the PCS process achieves the intended goals, a team of researchers from the University of Maryland and Virginia Commonwealth University evaluated the impact of the PCS process on offender outcomes.