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Inmates Found Using 'Escape Hatch' At Oklahoma Halfway House
Meth, cellphones, syringes and an “improvised” sex toy were also found in the facility, authorities said.
The Growing Right Arm of For-Profit Prisons
Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Sentencing reform will reduce prison populations, but privately run post-release housing, mental health care, and substance abuse treatment programs will not be affected by these measures.
Chairman Emeritus, Young & Rubicam; Author, 'The Constant Choice'
Sister Tesa Fitzgerald is devoted to motherhood. As a nun in the order of Saint Joseph of Brentwood, she lives and works in Queens, running the organization she founded, Hour Children, to serve as a halfway house for women emerging from prison.
Bureau Of Prisons To Make Halfway House Reforms, Holder Says
Ryan J. Reilly
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Bureau of Prisons intends to impose new requirements on the more than 200 federal halfway houses
The Case for Better Alternatives
President and CEO, Phoenix House
I applaud politicians like New Jersey Governor Chris Christie who have recognized the need to invest in halfway houses and other treatment programs versus prisons. That being said, a treatment program is only viable as an alternative to incarceration if it lives up to its promise.
Hackathons, Parolees and Jobs
Open X expert
The hackathon had an amazing impact: A random group of about 10 people was able to create a rough demo of the SMS/web service in about eight hours, thanks to the awesome and skilled team.
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