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What are the differences, if any between community corrections, alternative sentencing, and Intermediate sanctions?

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Community corrections is an integral component of the Bureau's correctional programs. Community corrections staff develop and administer contracts for community-based correctional programs and serve as the Bureau's local liaison with the Federal courts, the U.S. Marshals Service, state and local corrections, and a variety of community groups. Through the community corrections program, the Bureau has also developed agreements with state and local governments and contracts with privately-operated facilities for the confinement of Federally adjudicated juveniles and for the detention or secure confinement of some Federal inmates. The Bureau's community-based programs are administered by staff of the Correctional Programs Division in Central Office (in Washington, DC), community corrections regional management teams in each of the Bureau's six regional offices, and the employees of 28 community corrections management (CCM) field offices ...

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Differences between community corrections, alternative sentencing and intermediate sentencing.