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Corrections Study Needs Participants

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I am inviting you to participate in a research study exploring the effects of long-term exposure to the inmate subculture on correctional officers. Your participation will greatly assist my research, which is part of a Doctorate of Management Dissertation. The purpose of the study is to explore how inmate subcultures influence correctional officers within State Correctional Departments. Your participation is essential to the data gathering process through a 60-minute interview. Interviews will be scheduled in a way that they do not interfere with your primary duties. The interviews will take place via telephone at a time that best meets your needs... full thread


Huge Decrease for Parolees Returning to Prison

Leonard A. Sipes, Jr.
Efforts on the part of advocates and the criminal justice system to reduce the flow of those on parole and probation to prison or jail are working. The justice system has been criticized by many organizations in the past as to being heavy handed in it’s revocation policies, and that parole and probation agencies should do more to stabilize and keep offenders in the community, even after multiple violations... full story

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