Community Probation Programs for Juveniles and the Use of Electronic Monitoring

Bailey, Kathleen A.; Ballard, James David
August 2001
Journal of Offender Monitoring;Summer/Fall2001, Vol. 14 Issue 3/4, p19
The article details the policies behind the community probation program for juvenile offenders at the Kent County 17th Circuit Court in Grand Rapids, Michigan and offers a review of its electronic monitoring program and policy design. According to the article, the use of community probation model to provide services to juveniles is an effective way of creating programmatic synergy that compliments police and court administrators' efforts. The review also concluded the EM in this program was used effectively in conjunction with a range of services.


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