Since 2019, Indiana University and the Monroe Circuit Court Probation Department have served as an Action Research Team (ART) to participate in the Reducing Revocations Challenge from Arnold Ventures and City University of New York Institute for State and Local Governance.
This challenge intends to create a deeper understanding of the factors and behaviors that contribute to revoked probations. In turn, this knowledge forms a foundation to advance policy and practice solutions to manage probation populations in a manner that reduces revocations and
maximizes supervision success, while protecting public safety.
Monroe County is one of 10 ARTs nationwide that are engaged in their own researcher-practitioner partnerships to complete an in-depth review of the drivers of probation revocation. These jurisdictions include: Cook County, Illinois; the city and county of Denver, Colorado; Harris
County, Texas; Niagara County, New York; Pima County, Arizona; Pulaski County, Arkansas; Ramsey County, Minnesota; Santa Cruz County, California; and Spokane County in Washington state.
This brief reports the core factors shaping Monroe County’s probation violation and revocation trends: CHJR-probation-revocation-brief-062921
This brief proposes bold and ambitious recommendations that hold promise to reduce revocations and enhance supervision success, while protecting public safety. These recommendations are informed by the core factors shaping Monroe County’s probation violation and revocation trends
seen in the previous brief. These strategies are reported here to aid jurisdictions across Indiana and nation that are working to reimagine their probation supervision systems: CHJR-probation-solutions-brief-062921
The report with all the findings of the multi-year study’s report (48 pages): RRC Executive Report_final.
For the technical analyses and results (200+ page report), please email firstname.lastname@example.org.