Community Corrections

Blog articles on Sobering Up that address the burden alcohol and drunk driving have on community corrections across the country.

Close Up of an Alcohol Monitoring Microchip
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When It Comes to Alcohol Monitoring, Scientists Want to Get Under Your Skin

Are James Bond-type alcohol monitoring microchips the next wave of monitoring technologies? Scientists at the University of California...

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Montana Driving Lower Alcohol Traffic Fatalities With 24/7 Sobriety

With a state population of just over 1 million, Montana continues to have one of the highest per...

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Texas Using Technology to Speed Up DUI Warrants

When suspected drunk drivers in Galveston, Texas, refuse a breath or sobriety test, police officers don’t have to...

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Funding Available for Programs Using Swift, Certain, and Fair Sanctions (SCF)

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) has announced that funding is available for...

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2015 Funding for Public Safety & Victim Services in Tribal Communities

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the FY 2015 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) for funding to...

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Pennsylvania Pretrial Program Recognized for Reducing Repeat DUIs

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) has awarded Judge John Kennedy and York County, PA’s Target 25 Program...

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Drunk Driver Who Made YouTube Confession Sentenced to 6 1/2 Years

An Ohio court has sentenced 22-year-old Matthew Cordle, famous for confessing to killing a 61-year-old-man in a drunk...

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Attorney General Holder Recommends New Sentencing Approach for Drug Offenses

In a speech to the American Bar Association on August 12, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder contrasted what...

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NADCP Conference Attendees Urge Congress to Invest in Communities by Funding Drug and DWI Courts

Last month, attendees at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals 19th Annual Training Conference left the convention...

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"Get 2 DUIs, Lose Your Ride": One City’s Approach to Fighting Drunk Driving

Sanctions for driving while intoxicated are intended to keep offenders from repeating their mistake. Consequences range from fines...