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Hello, I'm a student specializing in Corrections

>>what's your opinion?

Okay, when I said the current model is a failure, I guess I was not clear in my intention. According to the first Corrections class I had, we were taught the original “model” was to be both to punish and reform. By reform, I mean to keep them from coming back. Recidivism seems very very common today ... full thread


Changing Course: Keeping Kids Out of Gangs

By NIJ Journal No. 273 - Nancy Ritter, Thomas R. Simon and Reshma R. Mahendra
A new book offers evidence-based principles that can halt the cascading impact of gangs on youth, families, neighborhoods and society at large.
The gang problem in the United States has remained stubbornly persistent over the past decade. Here are the facts: ... full story

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