Direct Supervision: Two Evaluations of a Podular Direct Supervision Jail

Bruce L. Bikle, California State University Sacramento
James G. Houston, Grand Valley State University

This paper discusses two evaluations of a direct supervision jail conducted a decade apart, using different evaluation criteria. The evaluations when considered together provide not only a comparison of effectiveness of this program over time, but also identify ideas that might be used when evaluating direct supervision in other jurisdictions.

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