International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA)
A not-for-profit organisation whose mission is ‘to contribute to public safety and healthier communities by encouraging and enabling best correctional practices in prisons and outside communities’. ICPA also runs the Staff Training Platform, it has the purpose to gather and structure information on training courses around the world in order to share good practices and experiences.
American Probation and Parole Association
APPA is an association composed of individuals from the United States, its US territories and Canada, involved with probation, parole and community-based corrections.
National Association of Probation Executives (Nape)
Founded in 1981, NAPE is a professional organization representing the chief executive officers of local, county, and state probation agencies.in the USA.
Probation and Community Corrections Officers Association (PACCOA)
PACCOA is a not for profit national group which works to promote understanding of, and discussion about, issues surrounding offender management, particularly community-based interventions. PACCOA also promotes professional development of probation/community corrections officers.
European Organisation of Prison and Correctional Services (EuroPris)
Founded in 2011, EuroPris aims to improve co-operation among European Prison and Correctional Services, with the aim of improving the lives of prisoners and their families, enhancing public safety and security, reducing re-offending, and advancing professionalism in the corrections’ field.
European Forum for Urban Security (EFUS)
EFUS is a European network of 250 local authorities in 17 countries, a platform for exchanging knowledge and practices on all major issues of urban safety and security. EFUS’ aims are to strengthen crime prevention policies and to promote the role of local authorities in national and European policy-making.
Texas Probation Association
The mission of the Texas Probation Association is to develop and promote standards and goals for professional practitioners in the field of probation, to provide a forum for delineating and resolving issues within the scope of probation practice and operatio,n and to actively promote effective legislation in the areas of probation and community corrections.