Drunk Drivers in Two Community-Based Programs: A Comparative Study on Exit Status

Sudipto Roy, Indiana State University
Michael P. Brown, Ball State University

ABSTRACT
In Vigo County, Indiana, convicted drunk drivers are court-ordered to participate in Day Reporting Center program (DRC) as well as Community Work Service program (CWS). During the calender years of 1998 and 1999, 64 convicted drunk drivers were placed in the DRC, and 77 of their cohorts were placed in CWS. For this study, the data have been collected on all othose 141 individuals. The purpose of this study is to conduct a comparative analysis of these two groups of offenders in terms of their exit status from DRC and CWS.

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