Treat instead of incarcerate

The large majority of individuals in our jails and prisons are addicts. Most committed the crime(s) while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol or because of their addiction (i.e. robbed someone for money because they needed drug money). Of course – they have committed the crime – so they must pay the time! Justice […]

Overcoming Violence in Jails

We know that violence in the jail is a problem. Many of the fights lead to hospital and emergency room visits, which is a direct cost to us. Inmates do not have insurance, and legally cannot be denied services, so the cost of treating these uninsured individuals is passed on to those who do have […]