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Smart Probation: Innovations in Supervision


The following resources were produced by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) or BJA partners:

Second Chance Act: Innovations in Supervision Initiative, April 2021. This fact sheet provides information about the program, funding eligibility, allowable use of funds, and grantee highlights.

2019 Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Community Corrections Collaborations to Reduce Violent Crime and Recidivism, March 2021. This fact sheet highlights three sites that have implemented partnerships between law enforcement, prosecutors, and probation or parole agencies. 

Innovations in Supervision Initiatives: Grantees at a Glance, March 2020. This brief highlights how the Innovations in Supervision Initiatives grant program has supported states, local communities, and tribal governments to develop, test, and implement research-based and innovative community supervision strategies.

Innovations in Supervision Initiative (ISI) Overview, October 2017. This resource provides an overview of the Innovations in Supervision Initiative grant program.

Affordable Care Act and Criminal Justice: Intersections and Implications, Bureau of Justice Assistance, July 2012. This White Paper highlights the various provisions of the Affordable Care Act that have direct and indirect implications for criminal justice.

Ten-Step Guide to Transforming Probation Departments to Reduce Recidivism, Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2011. This guide provides probation leaders with a roadmap to overhaul the operations of their agencies so they can increase public safety in their communities and improve rates of compliance among people they are supervising.

Date Modified: August 18, 2021
Date Created: December 13, 2019