Bureau of Justice Statistics Presents: A Discussion on Community Corrections Data Collection Efforts


Tuesday, February 27, 2024
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Session Type: Workshop

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) will present on updates on their community corrections data collections. This will include information from recently released community corrections reports, including Probation and Parole in the United States, 2021. This report presents statistics on adults under community supervision, including trends in the size and characteristics of the overall community supervision population, and statistical trends related to those populations. Presenters and attendees will discuss challenges and barriers to collecting data, as well as the impacts on national estimates when robust data is not collected. Presenters will also share analysis tools and give an update on other community corrections projects at BJS.


Danielle Kaeble
Statistician, US Department of Justice : Bureau of Justice Statistics

Danielle Kaeble has been a statistician in the Corrections Unit at the U.S. Departments of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) since 2014. Her work is focused on corrections collections including the Annual Surveys of Probation and Parole and the National Corrections Reporting Program. Prior to coming to BJS, Danielle was a statistician at the U.S. Department of Commerce. She received her M.S. in Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University’s Krieger School of Arts and Sciences in Washington, DC and her B.A. in Economics at the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO.

Ms. Erin Kennedy
Program Manager, Court Systems Research, RTI International

Erin Kennedy is a public health research analyst at RTI International with more than 15 years of experience in criminal justice and public health research. She works on projects related to prisoner experiences with incarceration, reentry, and sexual assault; corrections; law enforcement; and criminal justice. She currently works on several federally funded corrections projects, including the Annual Surveys of Probation and Parole.