A Correctional Sense of Humor>>what's your opinion?
I have noticed over the years that fond ability to see through people trying to pull the wool over my eyes. Sadly most people really have no idea what it is we do on a daily basis and still try to lie or deceive us. I always test people inmates, staff, friends, and even family with simple truth tests from time to time just to see the outcome...
Could Europe Offer a Model for U.S. Corrections?Robert Winters
The combination of shrinking state and federal budgets, a burgeoning prison population, and uncertainty about whether relatively harsh sentencing and incarceration are actually reducing crime rates has many on both the left and the right questioning whether the U.S. approach to corrections is the right one. It is no secret that the U.S. has the world’s highest incarceration rate—approximately 716 inmates per 100,000 population in 2013 based on data from the International Centre for Prison Studies...
Also this week:
Miami-Dade County is seeking a progressive, experienced, and results-oriented Director to lead the Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department...
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quote of the week
"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself."
– Joseph Campbell