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The McKean Corrections System as a Model Prison and Reform System

[Source: “A Model Prison,” The Atlantic Monthly, November 1995, by Robert Worth] The following is an excerpt from an article published by the Atlantic Monthly about the McKean Correctional Facility. [Read full article] * * * Approaching McKean, the federal correctional institution in Bradford, Pennsylvania, one is not likely to think of a prison. The […]

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Hawaii’s Opportunity Probation with Enforcement (HOPE)

Video Summary. Whether you are an Offender, Attorney, Judge, Probation Officer, Police Officer, or a Provider, this seven (7) minute movie could change your life. Judge Steven Alm explains how the HOPE Program works to his packed courtroom. * * * From the Los Angeles Times: The first thing you notice about 1st Circuit Judge […]

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Putnamville Prison Inmates Build and Maintain a Horse Rescue Farm in Collaboration with the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation

Putnamville Prison Inmates built and now and maintain a Horse Rescue Farm in collaboration with the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. “They cut down the trees, they planed the boards, they built the barns, poured the concrete, seeded the pastures, built the fencing. They’ve done it all,” Barbara Holcomb, equine vocational instructor, says. Holcomb runs the farm, […]

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