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Unformatted text preview: a national park in the Florida Everglades, public safety objectives are
addressed through the physical and staff security of the program. Public safety in the postprogram phase of the program is addressed by preventative efforts to continue programmatic
activities once these youth return to their home communities. The core program is centered
around paid work experience, as well as unpaid community service, in which young offenders
work with national park staff in maintenance and restoration of portions of the Loxahatchee
wildlife preserve. Educational curricula emphasizing environmental preservation and
environmental career exploration is incorporated around this competency building experience.
Accountability to victims is addressed by direct payments deducted from offender paychecks (or
payment into a victim's fund when original victims cannot be located) and the program is
beginning to incorporate victim awareness classes and victim panels. Finally, in articulating such
untraditional performance obje...
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- Spring '10