There are many alternatives to incarceration. The most common include:
- Community service
- Payment of fines
- House arrest
- Rehabilitation programs
- Sober living houses
Sentencing alternatives take into consideration the impact of collateral consequences as a result of a criminal conviction.
- Sentence of probation with the conditions of community service and completion of alcohol program for record producer charged with felony hit-and-run, with injuries, while under the influence of alcohol
- Sentence of probation for university student, a Chinese foreign national, charged with criminal threats with a firearm at a fraternity party.