Archive for the ‘News’ Category

  • Mar
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The Divide Between the State and Localities

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If you have followed the media over the past few months, you probably have noticed the increased attention being paid to prison re-entry under the state correctional system, most often referred to the Department of Corrections (DOC).  Under the leadership […]

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  • Mar
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Tougher Sentences…Tough on Criminals or Tough on Tax Payers?

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It’s no secret that lengths of jail/prison sentences have increased over the past couple decades. Many states have toughened sentences for certain types of offenders, implemented truth in sentencing regulations, or enacted three strikes and you’re out sentencing. But the […]

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  • Feb
  • 16
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Treat instead of incarcerate

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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 […]

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  • l Categories: News, Recidivism, Recovery