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Department of Justice and prepared the following final report:
Applying Problem Solving Approaches to Issues
of Inmate Re-Entry: The Indianapolis Pilot
Project, Final Report
Edmund F. McGarrell Ph.D. ; Natalie Hipple
Ph.D. ; Duren Banks Ph.D.
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Applying Problem Solving Approaches to Issues of
Inmate Re-entry: The Indianapolis Pilot Project"
Edmund F. McGarrell, Ph.D.
Director and Professor
Michigan State University
Senior Adjunct Fellow
Natalie Hipple, Ph.D.
Assistant Director and Research Fellow
Crime Control Policy Center
Duren Banks, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate
5395 Emerson Way
Indianapolis, IN 46226
3 17-545-9639 (fa)
*This research was sponsored by grant award number 2000-CE-VX-0002 from the
National Institute of Justice, US. Department of Justice. Points of view or opinions
expressed in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the
official position of the National Institute of Justice or the U.S. Department of Justice.
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