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Disposition and Criminal Conviction Analysis of Probationers, Parolees, and Released Maximum-Term Prisoners, Fiscal Years 2008-2012 (PDF; 381 KB/ 8 pp.) uploaded 8-28-2013
This report provides analyses of criminal conviction and disposition counts taken from past recidivism studies. The disposition numbers are aggregated by disposition type and criminal conviction rates from FYs 2010-2012, and reported for individual agencies (Hawaii State Judiciary, Hawaii Paroling Authority, and the Department of Public Safety).
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Validation of LSI-R and ASUS Risk Instruments (PDF; 641 KB/21 pp.) uploaded 6-3-2013
This study of the Level of Service Inventory-Revised (LSI-R) and the Adult Substance Use Survey (ASUS) for the FYs 2009 - 2011 reporting periods determines the predictive accuracy of the LSI-R as a criminogenic risk instrument, and the ASUS as a risk assessment tool for offenders with substance use problems. The objective of this study is to validate the accuracy of the LSI-R and ASUS in specifying risk-classification levels for sentenced offenders in Hawaii. Pertinent criminogenic and substance use domains are evaluated for predictive validity, based on a three-year recidivism analysis.
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2012 Recidivism Update Report (PDF; 515 KB/16 pp.) uploaded 6-3-2013
This report is a three-year follow-up recidivism study that tracks rearrests for Hawaii's FY 2009 offender cohort. A total of 2,847 offender assessments were compiled from the State of Hawaii's Probation Services, Hawaii Paroling Authority, and Department of Public Safety. This study report documents progress toward reducing adult criminal offender recidivism in the State of Hawaii by 30 percent.
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Hawaii State Validation Report on the STATIC-99 and STABLE-2000 Sex Offender Risk Assessments (PDF; 514 KB/12 pp.) uploaded 3-15-2013
This is a statistical report on the STATIC-99 and STABLE-2000 actuarial risk assessment instruments administered to convicted sex offenders in Hawaii from FYs 2004-2007. These instruments assist community correctional officers in classifying sex offenders by risk levels. This report analyzes sex offenders with respect to sex offense and non-sex offense recidivism, risk instrument cut-off values, and prevalent sex offender risk factors.
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Scorecard Report: Dashboard Indicators and Trends, Fiscal Years 2008-2010 (PDF; 712 KB/30 pp.) uploaded 4-30-2012
This report presents annually-updated trend analyses of selected indicators of Evidence-Based Practice efforts, as identified by the ICIS and implemented by corrections agencies throughout the State. It provides a composite scan of positive, negative, and uncertain (mixed results) trends from FY 2008 to FY 2010.
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Hawaii Recidivism Update 2011 (PDF; 491 KB/16 pp.) uploaded 1-2012
This report is a three-year recidivism study that tracks rearrests for Hawaii's FY 2008 offender cohort. A total of 2,688 offender assessment were compiled from the State of Hawaii's Probation Services, Hawaii Paroling Authority, and Department of Public Safety. This study report documents ICIS progress toward reducing adult criminal offender recidivism by 30 percent over a ten-year period.
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Validation Report on the Domestic Violence Screening Instrument (DVSI) and Spousal Assault Risk Assessment (SARA) (PDF; 467 KB/11 pp.) uploaded 10-2011
This validation study of the Domestic Violence Screening Instrument (DVSI) and the Spousal Assault Risk Assessment (SARA) determines the predictive accuracy of the DVSI as a domestic violence screening tool, and the SARA as a domestic violence case planning tool. The objective of this study is to validate the accuracy of the DVSI and SARA as risk classification instruments in Hawaii, and also, and to identify pertinent risk factors that have shown strong content validity based on a three-year recidivism analysis for DV and general re-arrests
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Hawaii State Correctional Facility and Custody Status Analysis, FY 2011 (PDF; 553 KB/52 pp.) uploaded 9-2011
This is an analysis of the Hawaii correctional facilities inmate population for FY 2011. The data come from a compilation of 5,921 inmates across nine correctional facilities, including two mainland-based corrections centers. This report examines correctional facility risk-rankings based on pertinent risk indicators from the Level of Service Inventory Revised (LSI-R) and Alcohol Substance Use Survey (ASUS). Additional analyses include risk-rankings by custody status, which include incarcerated Probation Violators, Parole Violators, Sentenced Felons, Sentenced Misdemeanants, and Pretrial and Presentenced offenders.
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STATIC-99 and STABLE-2007 Sex Offender Risk Assessments, State of Hawaii, FYs 2008 and 2009 (PDF; 400 KB/2 pp.) uploaded 7-2011
This is a statistical report on the STATIC-99 and STABLE-2007 actuarial risk assessment instruments administered to convicted sex offenders in FYs 2008 and 2009. These instruments assist probation, parole and Dept. of Public Safety officers in classifying sex offenders by risk levels. Both instruments are also essential for identifying criminogenic (non sex-offense) risk patterns. This report analyzes sex offenders with respect to socio-demographics, average risk scores, and prevalent sex offender risk factors present.
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Hawaii Recidvism Update 2010 (PDF; 460 KB/16 pp.) uploaded 2-1-2011
This report is a three-year follow-up recidivism study that tracks rearrests for Hawaii's FY 2007 offender cohort. A total of 2,528 offender assessments were compiled from the State of Hawaii's Probation Services, Hawaii Paroling Authority, and Department of Public Safety. This study report documents ICIS progress toward reducing adult criminal offender recidivism by 30 percent over a ten-year period.
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Domestic Violence Descriptive Study on the Domestic Violence Screening Inventory (DVSI) and the Spousal Assault Risk Assessment (SARA), State of Hawaii FYs 2008 and 2009 (PDF; 373 KB/2pp.) uploaded 11-2010
This is a statistical report on the Domestic Violence Screening Instrument (DVSI) and Spousal Assault Risk Assessment (SARA) in FYs 2008 and 2009. Probation Officers use the DVSI for criminal history, risk classification, and risk analysis purposes. The SARA provides useful information on offenders who score above the administrative level of supervision. Both instruments are essential for identifying criminogenic risk patterns, specifically for offenders convicted on domestic violence and assessed at the medium and high risk levels.
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Organizational Climate Survey Results (PDF; 734 KB / 30 pp.) uploaded 9-28-2010
This report presents organizational climate survey from participating ICIS agencies. The project surveyed 208 officers and social workers from the Judiciary’s Adult Probation, Hawaii Paroling Authority, and the Department of Public Safety’s Prison and Intake Service Centers using an 8-question Likert Instrument that surveyed six primary dimensions of organizational development (Leadership, Motivation, Communication, Decisions, Goals, and Control).
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Correctional Program Checklist (CPC) Statistical Information (PDF; 891 KB / 13 pp.) uploaded 5-22-2010
This PowerPoint presentation of the Correctional Program Checklist (CPC) delivered to Substance Abuse Providers in Hawaii on May 21, 2010 includes a summary analysis of eleven assessed CPC programs, and the recidivism rates of convicted drug offenders, classified by risk levels.
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Scorecard Report – Selected Indicators and Trends, FYs 2008-2009 (PDF; 470 KB/15 pp.) uploaded 4-28-2010
This report presents annually-updated trend analyses of selected indicators of Evidence-Based Practice efforts, as identified by the ICIS and implemented by corrections agencies throughout the State. It provides a composite scan of positive, negative, and uncertain (mixed results) trends from FY 2008 to FY 2009.
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Hawaii Recidivism Update 2008 (PDF; 421 KB/14 pp.) uploaded 4-7-2010
This report is a three-year follow-up recidivism study that tracks rearrests for the FY 2006 offender cohort. A total of 2,198 offender assessments were compiled from the State of Hawaii's Probation Services and the Hawaii Paroling Authority. This study report documents ICIS progress toward reducing adult criminal offender recidivism by 30% over a ten-year period.
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Validation of the State of Hawaii LSI-R Proxy (PDF; 452 KB/9 pp.) uploaded 4-7-2009
The State of Hawaii LSI-R Proxy is administered to all sentenced and a small number of pre-trial offenders. The purpose of the Proxy is to identify offenders who are at minimal recidivism risk. By ICIS policy, offenders who score four or less on the Proxy are classified at the Administrative risk level lowest level of risk). Offenders who score five or greater are at elevated risk, and consequently are administered an LSI-R, the primary risk assessment instrument used to identify criminogenic risks and needs.
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Hawaii Recidivism Study – A Three-Year Baseline Follow-Up Analysis (PDF; 118 KB/9 pp.) uploaded 1-30-2009
This report is a three-year follow-up recidivism study that tracks rearrests for the FY2005 offender cohort. A total of 2,292 offender assessments were compiled from the State of Hawaii's Probation Services and the Hawaii Paroling Authority. This statewide study documents ICIS progress in reducing adult criminal offender recidivism by 30% over a ten-year period (1999-2008).
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Using Validated Assessments to Guide Supervision: Partnerships for Sustainability (PDF; 69 KB/6 pp.) uploaded 12-2-2008
This report discusses the collaborative process of implementing the Static-99, Stable-2007 and Acute-2007. Also explained is the Supervision Case Planning Matrix, which integrates the LSI-R and Static/Stable risk and needs factors and is designed to assist community supervision officers in prioritizing their resources by determining appropriate case planning targets.
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Validation of LSI-R and ASUS Criminogenic Risk Instruments (PDF; 448 KB/10 pp.) uploaded 11-24-2008
This validation study of the Level of Service Inventory-Revised (LSI-R) and the Adult Substance Use Survey (ASUS) determines the predictive accuracy of the LSI-R as a criminogenic risk instrument, and the ASUS as a risk assessment tool for offenders with substance use problems. The objective of this study is to validate the accuracy of the LSI-R and ASUS in specifying risk-classification levels for sentenced offenders in Hawaii. Pertinent criminogenic and substance use domains are evaluated for predictive validity, based on a two-year recidivism analysis.
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Domestic Violence Exploratory Study on the DVSI and SARA (PDF; 191 KB/9 pp.) uploaded 10-10-2008
This exploratory study is an analysis of the Domestic Violence Screening Instrument (DVSI) and the Spousal Assault Risk Assessment (SARA), and provides information needed to locally evaluate the validity of the DVSI and SARA as domestic violence risk instruments. The study report helps to strengthen criminal justice services in risk assessment and risk classification; intensive case management, planning, and supervision; and the matching of identified needs to effective treatment services.
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Impact and Need Analysis for a Gender Responsive Risk Assessment in Hawaii (PDF; 17 KB/2 pp.) uploaded 4-30-2008
This short article (from the ICIS Newsletter, Vol. 4, Issue 2) summarizes the predictive validity of the LSI-R for female offenders on probation, using recidivism analysis. The article reviews the adequacy of ICIS’ current LSI-R risk classification system for male and female probationers.
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SARA Validation, 2004-2007 (PDF; 199 KB/12 pp.) uploaded 1-10-2008
This report is a validation study of the Spousal Assault Risk Assessment (SARA), based on assessments compiled from 2004 through 2007. The report includes descriptive statistics of domestic violence and general recidivism occurrence for probationers classified at various risk levels.
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DVSI Validation, 2003-2007 (PDF; 156 KB/10 pp.) uploaded 1-10-2008
This report is a validation study of the Domestic Violence Screening Instrument (DVSI). It is an analysis of compiled DVSI assessments from August, 2003 to July, 2007. The study includes descriptive statistics of domestic violence and general recidivism occurrence for probationers classified at various risk levels.
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LSI-R & ASUS FY05-06 PAROLE Report (PDF; 141 KB/14 pp.) uploaded 8-10-2007
This report is based on a compilation of LSI-R and ASUS records specific to the Hawaii Paroling Authority, and examines the change in LSI-R and ASUS measurements between Fiscal Years 2005 and 2006. The report is divided into two sections. Part One features analyses for the following areas: (1) Offender Demographics; (2) LSI-R Initial Assessment Statistics; (3) ASUS Initial Assessment Statistics; and (4) Treatment Level. The selected statistical indicators include a baseline of offender profile data, and feature LSI-R Risk and Protective scores and ASUS subdomain percentiles. Part Two presents analyses for the following areas: (1) Demographics; (2) LSI-R Statistics; (3) ASUS Statistics; and (4) Treatment Level. These analyses represent an evaluation of the matched change in LSI-R and ASUS assessment scores between an offenders’initial assessment and most recent assessment.
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LSI-R & ASUS FY04-06 Maui Supplement (PDF; 116 KB/6 pp.) uploaded 8-10-2007
These four reports (see above) supplement the statewide analyses presented in the larger, LSI-R & ASUS FY05-06 Parole Report by focusing on specific county-level analyses. For each county, the analyses examine the change in LSI-R and ASUS Initial Assessment statistics for Fiscal Years 2004 through 2006, and provide statistical summaries for the following areas: (1) Demographics; (2) LSI-R Statistics; (3) ASUS Statistics; and (4) Treatment Level.
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LSI-R & ASUS FY04-06 Kauai Supplement (PDF; 114 KB/6 pp.) uploaded 8-10-2007
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LSI-R & ASUS FY04-06 Honolulu Supplement (PDF; 117 KB/6 pp.) uploaded 8-10-2007
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LSI-R & ASUS FY04-06 HawaiiCo Supplement (PDF; 117 KB/6 pp.) uploaded 8-10-2007
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LSI-R & ASUS FY04-06 PRIMARY Report (PDF; 171 KB/12 pp.) uploaded 8-10-2007
This report is based on 4,291 initial LSI-R and ASUS assessments summarized by Judicial Circuits. Statistical summaries are included for the following areas: (1) Service Centers; (2) Demographics; (3) LSI-R Scores; (4) ASUS Scores; (5) Treatment Level; (6) Problem Areas; and (7) Gender. The selected statistical indicators represent a baseline of offender profile data, which includes LSI-R Risk and Protective scores and ASUS subdomain percentiles by individual jurisdictions, and statewide averages. The timeframe for county-level analyses is based on Fiscal Year 2006, while statewide averages were examined using trend analyses for Fiscal Years 2004 through 2006.
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Average Change in LSI-R Risk & Protective Scores by Classification Level (PDF; 29 KB/1 pp.) uploaded 8-8-2007
This short article (from the ICIS Newsletter, Vol. 3, Issue 1) on LSI-R risk and protective scores across risk classification levels, and by multiple assessments administered during the 2002 through April 2007 time period.
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LSI-R & ASUS Scorecards, 2002-2007 (PDF; 150 KB/14 pp.) uploaded 7-30-2007
This report presents analyses of LSI-R and ASUS data compiled from reassessments for the January, 2002 through April, 2007 period. It is a composite evaluation of ten ICIS scorecards, or indicators of ICIS implementation progress. The scorecards represent an important source of information for quality assurance monitoring and trend analysis.
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ICIS Policy Committee Statistical Briefing (PowerPoint; PDF; 97 KB/8 pp.) uploaded 5-25-2007
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LSI-R and ASUS Implementation Scorecards, 2007 (PDF; 121 KB/11 pp.) uploaded 5-25-2007
This report presents analyses of LSI-R and ASUS data compiled for the January 2006 through July 2006 period. The objective of the scorecards is to institutionalize a measurement monitoring system in order to provide an important source of information for ICIS quality assurance monitoring and trend analyses. The scorecards evaluate progress toward various goals and objectives established by the ICIS 5-Year Plan.
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Dept of Public Safety Risk Classification Report, 2003-06 (PDF; 104 KB/5 pp.) uploaded March 2007
This report was requested by the Department of Public Safety for the purpose of identifying prison and jail offenders, as well as pre-trial detainees, using the LSI-R and ASUS psychometric assessment instruments. The analyses are based on 2,250 LSI-R and ASUS assessments conducted during the January 2003 through September 2006 period.
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Adult Probationer Residence Distribution Maps (GIS) (PDF; 516 KB/4 pp.) uploaded 11-24-2006
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LSI-R and ASUS Baseline, January 2006 – July 2006 (PDF; 150 KB/10 pp.) uploaded 9-25-2006
This report provides statistical summaries of Level of LSI-R and Adult Substance Use Survey (ASUS) “risks and needs” data for 8,955 offender assessments, by Judicial Circuit, service center, demographics, treatment level, and problem areas.
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LSI-R and ASUS Data Reassessment Update Report (PDF; 126 KB/17 pp.) uploaded 12-16-2005
This report tracks and examines changes in adult offenders’ Level of Service Inventory-Revised (LSI-R) and Adult Substance Use Survey (ASUS) reassessment scores during the previous two and a half years.
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LSI-R Validation Study Report (PDF; 290 KB/12 pp.) uploaded 10-28-2005
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DVSI Recidivism Study Report (PDF; 83 KB/4 pp.) uploaded 10-28-2005
This report tracks and examines 6-, 12-, and 18-month recidivism rates for adult offenders who were administered the DVSI during the previous two and a half years (2003 to 2005).
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Organizational Climate Survey Results (PDF; 216 KB/26 pp.) uploaded 5-24-2005
This report presents the results of an “organizational climate” survey, which measures the quality of a work environment. The survey was administered to probation officers at Adult Probation, parole officers at the Hawaii Paroling Authority, social workers at correctional facilities managed by the Department of Public Safety, and social workers at the Intake Service Centers.
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Assessment Data Brief: Screening for Risk of Re-Offending: Hawaii’s Proxy Scale and Level of Service Inventory-Revised (PDF; 91 KB/4 pp.) uploaded 2-4-2005
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Services to Offenders (PDF; 478 KB/127 pp.) uploaded 1-29-2004
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