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Does tougher enforcement lead to lower reconviction?

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posted on 01.03.2006, 17:37 authored by Ian Hearnden, Andrew Millie
It is increasingly argued that vigorous enforcement improves probation outcomes and reduces reconviction rates. Based on a recent study of the link between enforcement and reconviction rates, this article argues that vigorous enforcement is not necessarily synonymous with effective enforcement. It also contends that ensuring compliance is at least as important as adherence to National Standards.

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  • Social Sciences

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  • Communication, Media, Social and Policy Studies

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  • Midlands Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice

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HEARNDEN, I. and MILLIE, A., 2004. Does tougher enforcement lead to lower reconviction? Probation Journal, 51(1), pp. 48-58.

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© Sage

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Publication date

2004

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en

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