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Barracks Behind Bars II: In Veteran-Specific Housing Units, Veterans Help Veterans Help Themselves

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This paper is the fourth in the National Institute of Corrections justice-involved veteran compendium project. It illuminates programs in prisons across the country whose goal is to prevent recidivism by justice-involved veterans, and by so doing improve the safety of law enforcement officers, correctional officers, inmates, and the public. It illustrates the design/development, implementation, and sustainment of initiatives taken by corrections officials who have set up specialized housing—in pods, dorms, units, wings, or floors—and programming for military veterans.

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71 pages
National Institute of Corrections (NIC) (Washington, DC)