Ohio County to Test App that Monitors Probationers

Summit County, Ohio, will launch a new smartphone probation app this week, with 1,000 of the 4,000 people currently on probation using an app that monitors their whereabouts with GIS technology.

Probation and Parole Officers are Rethinking the Rules of Supervising Offenders on their Case Loads

Anthony Dixon, Director of Community Engagement Parole Preparation Project, calls on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to grant emergency clemencies to older people in prison and others with compromised immune systems in response to the death of a person incarcerated at Sing Sing Correctional Facility who tested positive for COVID-19 April 3, 2020 outside the prison in Ossining, New York. Juan Mosquero was the first incarcerated person with the virus to die in a New York State prison. (Photo: Tania Savayan/The Journal News)

National Correctional Officers and Employees Week

Recognizing the important role corrections officers play in our criminal justice system.