Source: (2004) American Jails. November/December: 9-14. Downloaded 25 February 2005.

The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department (SFSD) has implemented a more complete response to the revolving door of repeat offenders, making violence prevention and other programs a priority by systemically building new intervention and prevention protocols within the county jail using restorative justice principles. This article describes the implementation and early impact evaluation results of the Resolve to Stop the Violence Project (RSVP) as a restorative justice response to victims, offenders, and communities seeking to break the cycle of violence. (Excerpt)


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