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Position Statements

The American Probation and Parole Association develops position statements on numerous subjects facing the field of community corrections. Position statements represent the unified stand or opinion of APPA members on a national level, usually on a matter that will have longevity. Any active member of APPA may submit a position statement to the Issues, Positions and Resolutions Committee for review.

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Aug 2020 Jul 2013 : Guiding Principles for Systems Working with Youth Involved in the Justice System
Jul 2016 : Adult and Juvenile Female Offenders Services
Jan 2013 : Endorsing Community Corrections’ Response to Domestic Violence: Guidelines for Practice
Jan 2012 : Victims of Crime
Jul 2011 : Guidelines for Safe Office Design