Corrections Forum

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 2, March/April

Aca 2015 Product Round Up
Sustainable Water SolutionsAquaRecycle's state-of-the-art technology reclaims 100% of the wastewater. The recycle process removes lint, minute solids, organics, detergents, surfactants, oil and grease, odor, and other contaminants. The recycled water...
Camden County Jail Pursuing Alternatives for Nonviolent Offenders
The Collingswood Patch reported on March 25 that a New Jersey jail is seeking grant funding by creating new alternatives to imprisoning low-level nonviolent offenders. The Camden County Jail plans to apply for a portion of a $75 million MacArthur Foundation...
Dispensing Medications
Thereare a lot of incarc e r a t ed people in the U.S., and many of them require medications. According to Justice Department data, in 2012 there were more than 1,570,000 people in state and federal prisons, and more than a third of those inmates required...
Diversion/Reentry Programs
"The U.S. Justice Department notes that two-thirds of drug offenders released from prison will return to jail or prison within three years." This staggering statistic, outlined in a January 2004 report by the Drug Policy Institute titled "Treatment or...
Finding Alternatives to Solitary
Nebraska is among several states participating in a program to reduce the use of solitary confinement in prisons. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services is one of five departments chosen by the Vera Institute of Justice to develop alternatives,...
National Justice Project May Turn Sentencing on Its Head
Outagamie County's criminal justice system is undergoing a significant transformation that will turn the traditional method of imposing sentences on its head, according to a march 23 article by Jim Collar in The (Appleton, Wis.) Post-Crescent.The county...
Private Treatment Organizations
CorreCtional Counselling, inC.Moral Reconation Therapy(TM) (MRT), a SAMHSA NREPP program, is the premier cognitive-behavioral program for at-risk and treatment-resistant clients in drug/DUI/mental health courts, therapeutic communi t i e s , v e t e...
The 'R' in Rehabilitation Is Real
The notion of locking them up and throwing away the key is slowly shifting. Current philosophy is that if you can give the inmate certain skills he or she may lead a more productive life and not constantly cycle back into the system-thus saving taxpayer...
What's Hot! Hot! Hot! at the Commissary?
WHAT TOPS THE LIST OF " FAVES" in the aisles of the commissary? There are so many increasinglypopular items available due to the safe product and packaging evolution. Trending now: flexible/ squeezable products. Big names garner a lot of attention when...
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