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Jail notifies other agencies when a person is released

When a person is released, the jail notifies the relevant courts, probation and parole agencies, community-based organizations, and other appropriate agencies. Ideally, the notification is electronic and automatic.

Local Examples

Johnson County, KS Johnson County Sheriff's Office

  • When a person is released from jail, an electronic notification is automatically sent out to the appropriate agencies, including courts, probation agencies, and community-based providers.
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Policy & Practice


3 - Increase connection to treatment
4 - Reduce recidivism

Last updated: April 21, 2019