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Continuum of Sanctions

The purpose of a continuum of sanctions is to provide the officer with a variety of sanctions that aid in supervising offenders in the community as long as possible or practical. The Continuum of Sanctions includes programs and services that are either operated by the Department or contracted from the community.


--Pre-trial Release

--PSI Reports

--Deferred Adjudication

Post Adjudication

--Diagnostic Screening

  • Alcohol
  • Drug
  • Education
  • Mental Impairment
Sexual Dysfunction

  • Regular (Levels I-IV)
  • Specialized Caseloads:
    Sex Offender
    Special Needs
    Substance Abuse
    Ignition Interlock
--Residential/Custodial Facilities
  • Transition Treatment Centers
  • Halfway Houses
  • Oxford Houses
  • 3/4 Homes
  • Intermediate Sanctions Facilities (ISF)
  • House Arrest
  • Jail
  • Boot Camp
  • State Jail
  • Prison

Adjunct Services/Sanctions

-- Cognitive Education Programs

  • Substance Abuse Cognitive Education
  • Cognitive Education

-- Education Programs

  • Education/Vocational Services
  • English Speakers of Other Lang.
  • Life Skills Training
  • Project: Better Chance

--Drug & Delinquency Prevention

--Electronic Monitoring


--Community Service Restitution

--Y.I.E.L.D. Program

--Alcohol and Drug Education

  • Repeat Offender
  • Drug Offender Education
  • Basic Drug Education
  • Alcohol Traffic Safety/DWI Education
  • MADD Victim Impact Panel
  • Advanced Alcohol and Drug Education
  • Out/Inpatient Treatment
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics

--Assault Prevention Programs

  • Anger Management
  • Assault Prevention
  • Chronic Anger Management Program
  • Family Violence Diversion Network
  • Batterer's Intervention and Prevention Program (B.I.P.P.)

--Sex Offender Counseling

  • Individual
  • Group

--Theft Prevention

  • Bad Check Program
  • Crossroads Program
  • Multiple Offender Program
  • Shoplifting

--Financial Counseling

  • Consumer Credit Counseling Services
  • Money Sense Class
  • Debtor's Anonymous

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