Resources - Community Corrections

Government Reports

United States. The Department of Justice/ Bureau of Justice Statistics. Sexual Victimization Reported by Former State Prisoners, 2008. Comp. by Allen Beck and Candace Johnson. Washington, DC. May 2012.

United States. The Department of Justice/ National Prison Rape Elimination Commission. Standards for the Prevention, Detection, Response and Monitoring of Sexual Abuse in Community Corrections. Washington, DC. June 23, 2009.

United States. The Department of Justice/ National Institute of Corrections. Gender Responsive Strategies for Women Offenders: Supervision of Women Defendants and Offenders in the Community. Comp. by Linda Sydney. Washington, DC. October 2005.


Publications for Correctional Agencies and Staff

American Probation and Parole Association et. al. Corrections Based Sexual Abuse: A Guide for Community Corrections Professionals. Alexandria, VA. December 2009.

Carle, Susan D., Kathy Tuznik, Aaron Brand and Brenda V. Smith. Labor and Employment Law: Tools for Prevention, Investigation and Discipline of Staff Sexual Misconduct in Custodial Settings. Washington, DC. October 2009.

Smith, Brenda V. and Jaime M. Yarussi. Legal Responses to Sexual Violence in Custody: State Criminal Laws Prohibiting Sexual Abuse of Individuals under Custodial Supervision. Washington, DC. October 2009

Simonian, Nairi M. and Brenda V. Smith. “Anti-fraternization Policies in Community Corrections: A Tool to Address Staff Sexual Misconduct in Community Correction Agencies.” Perspectives. Winter 2007: 43-48.

Buell, Maureen, Elizabeth Layman, Susan McCampbell and Brenda V. Smith. “Addressing Sexual Misconduct in Community Corrections.” Perspectives: the Journal of the American Probation and Parole Association,. 27:2 Spring 2003.


Law Reviews and Journal Publications

Smith, Brenda V. “The Prison Rape Elimination Act: Implementation and Unresolved Issues” Criminal Law Brief American University Washington College of Law Washington, DC; 10-18 (Spring 2008).

Yarussi, Jaime M. “The Violence Against Women Act: Denying Needed Resources Based on Criminal History.” Criminal Law Brief of American University Washington College of Law Washington, DC; 29-36 (Spring 2008).