Hawaii's Swift and Sure Probation

December 2008
Corrections Today;Dec2008, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p98
The article discusses the reworking of the probation system in the state of Hawaii. The decision by Circuit Judge Steve Alm to undertake the Hawaii's Opportunity Probation With Enforcement (HOPE) program in collaboration with several entities including police, jail officials, and probation officers is described, noting that probation violators faced immediate arrest and weekend incarceration.


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