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Identifying an Offender's Critical Needs EarlyThe Sheriff's Tracking Offender Program (STOP) was designed for early identification of offenders' individual needs. It also allows for placement of those in appropriate programs as a means of monitoring the offenders' progress, or lack thereof, following a STOP referral.
- To reduce the recidivism rate by addressing offenders' individual needs through appropriate program placement.
- To ensure a fair and equitable manner for which all eligible offenders may be released from LPCC in order to help him/her become more productive members of society.
- To minimize the failure-to- appear rate in the courts by close supervision of those offenders released by the program.
- To create linkages in supervision that allow for the highest level of success for person transitioning back into society.
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