Community Corrections

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

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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...

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Top 12 of 2012: RAND Substantiates Impact of 24/7 Sobriety Programs on Impaired Driving

One of the most noteworthy newsmakers this year in the fight against Impaired Driving came out of South...

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Slipping Through the Cracks: Fox News Op/Ed Hits on Mental Health, Crime

Earlier today, Fox News Medical Team member Dr. Keith Ablow published an op/ed piece on Foxnews.com  addressing the issue...

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Sober Days for the Holidays: Drinking Violations Jump 54% This Thursday

It may surprise many that over the last several years, Thanksgiving weekend has become one of the biggest...

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Happy Birthday! Montana’s 24/7 Sobriety Program Turns 1

Drinking and driving has been a chronic—and deadly—problem on Montana’s roadways for decades. In 2008, Forbes magazine reported...

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Mandatory Minimums: Judicial Discretion and Jail Overcrowding Top Issues for Canada’s New Federal Law

In the spring of 2012, the Omnibus budget legislation passed in the House of Commons, which included mandatory...

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Making a Difference: York, PA Closing the Supervision Gap for Repeat Drunk Drivers

According to officials in York County, Pennsylvania, in any given year, 125 drunk drivers are responsible for 600...

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California law reduces oversight of parolees, will it cost more in the long run?

According to the Los Angeles Times, a little known California law has caused an astounding increase in the...

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Should DUI Offenders Get Credit for Going to Work Every Day?

In late February, AB2127 was introduced in California by Assemblyman Roger Hernández (D-West Covina). This bill would allow...

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NTSB’s Reaching Zero, Day 2: Eliminating Substance-Impaired Driving

Day 2 of the National Traffic Safety Board's groundbreaking 'Reaching Zero' event features a number of renowned panelists...