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Successful Transition and Reentry for Safer Communities: A Call to Action for Parole

The release each year of hundreds of thousands of people from prison to communities all across America has established offender reentry as a high profile issue on national and state policy agendas. Both ordinary citizens and public officials have begun to recognize that, once offenders have been held to account and served their time, their ability to transition to the community as law abiding citizens is in the interest of public safety—as well as in the interest of victims, offenders, and offenders’ families.