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Parole Exits and Revocation Knowledge System (PERKS) Project: Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

by Anita Cloud; Edward E. Rhine; Erin Harbinson; George Braucht

Aug 3, 2018

This report presents the findings of the Parole Exits and Revocation Knowledge System (PERKS) Project. What follows includes, but is not limited to, a consideration of the following: a) a review of existing prac-tices of states that are using structured revocation decision-making models, b) an assessment of enhanced risk, need, and responsivity tools to consider what personal and social capital or crime desistance variables would improve post-prison decision making by the Board, and c) a summary of suggested modifications of relevant policies and procedures