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Minor Crime in a Quaint Setting: Practices, Outcomes, and Limits of Vermont Reparative Probation Boards

Karp, David R
June 4, 2015

Source: (2004) Criminology & Public Policy. 3(4): 655-686.

Research Summary: We performed the first outcome evaluation of Vermont’s Reparative Probation Program by studying a sample of reparative cases terminated in the 2000 calendar year through a content analysis of case files and surveys of victims and community service sites. The evaluation was performed along four goals of the program: that communities are involved, victims’ needs are addressed, communities are restored, and offenders behave responsibly. Author’s abstract.


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