Front End Reentry Courts allow offenders to avoid long prison sentences by completing a short term in a prison rehabilitation program.
Preentry or front-loaded courts use a brief immediate prison term, followed by recall to the court for sentencing and continued supervision and treatment .
Drug Courts have begun to meet their potential, by concentrating on the rehabilitation/treatment of high risk offenders, who otherwise would be sent to prison
A pre-sentence evaluation is often used to give an offender, a failed drug court participant in particular, an opportunity to experience a prison environment.
An important benefit of jail/probation based Reentry Court Grant Applicants is that local jurisdictions can submit an application without state collaboration
BJA’s Second Chance Act will fund $500,000 Reentry Court Grants, available to county jail as well as prison returnees.
BJA’s Reentry Court RFP is open to probation-based reentry courts, reducing prison populations by refraining to sentence offenders to prison in the first place