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Restrictive Housing: Roadmap to Reform [Internet Broadcast]
By Stines, Joseph “Tony”; Allison, Kathleen; Burns, Kathryn A.; Garcia, Marie; Jeffreys, Rob; Marcial, David; Moore-Smeal, Shirley; Quirk, Ryan; Reid, Larry E.. National Institute of Corrections (NIC) (Washington, DC).
“Do we really think it makes sense to lock so many people alone in tiny cells for 23 hours a day for months, sometime for years at a time? That is not going to make us safer. It’s not going to make us stronger. If those individuals are ultimately released, how are they ever going to adapt? It’s not smart.” – President Barack Obama, NAACP National Convention speech, July 14, 2015. The use of Restrictive Housing poses some of the most challenging questions facing corrections professionals: How ... Read More

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