New 'Veterans Court' Aims to Keep Vets Out of Jail and Sober

New 'Veterans Court' aims to keep vets out of jail and sober
Depending on the offender and their unique challenges, they may be required to undergo counseling or drug treatment, receive mental health services, and partake in some sort of Bridges out of Poverty program. "These are men and women who served our …
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Facts on Ethnic Elders: Little Help for Prisoners Released After Decades
One result of long-sentencing policies, said Maschi, coauthor of the forthcoming book chapter, The Crisis of Aging People in Prison (Oxford University Press), is that one-in-six state and federal inmates is 50 or older—a level that will increase to …
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Sheriff Gives Annual Report
A 10-percent of under rate is considered “no kill” he said. In 2008 … Visits from family members totaled 3,814 with 2,102 remote (virtual or Internet) visits. … Inmates who are ill are taken to that in-center facility for treatment, which reduces …
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