Welcome to the Companion Site!

This site is intended to enhance your use of Essentials of Community Corrections, First Edition, by Robert D. Hanser. Please note that all the materials on this site are especially geared toward maximizing your understanding of the material.

Essentials of Community Corrections offers students a concise and practical perspective on community corrections while emphasizing successful offender reentry through strong community partnerships. Author Robert D. Hanser draws on his expertise with offender treatment planning, special needs populations, and the comparative criminal justice fields to present a complete introduction to community corrections today. A variety of practical pedagogical tools offer students insights into the daily lives of those working in the field, encouraging students to start thinking like practitioners.


We gratefully acknowledge Robert D. Hanser for writing an excellent text and for reviewing the assets on this site. Special thanks are also due to Melissa Thorne of University of Louisiana at Monroe for creating the ancillaries on this site.