Recidivism rates remain high. Learn what needs to be done to provide offenders with opportunities and resources to help them successfully reintegrate into society.
Police are operating in a heightened state of hyper-vigilance, which has taken a toll on their physical and mental wellbeing and led to an exodus of officers leaving the profession. Learn about resources for officers and their families, including helping spouses and children facing rising anxiety and depression.
President Biden must develop a clemency program as a first step in starting meaningful criminal justice reform. Learn about a proposal to create a task force that includes DOJ attorneys tasked with reviewing files of qualified federal inmates.
Prisons and jails are continuing to face unprecedented challenges associated with the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to skyrocketing infection rates, the pandemic has also been blamed for unrest and escapes.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in prison riots in the U.S. and throughout the Americas. Learn how overcrowding and limited resources to reduce the spread of COVID-19 has led to prison uprisings.
Belize Central Prison has not had a single reported case of COVID-19. In this podcast episode, learn about the measures implemented to prevent infections and the importance of educating prisoners about the virus so they understand the reason behind new protocols.
By Dr. Jarrod Sadulski and Virgilio Murillo
The Belize Central Prison has implemented several measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus among inmates and staff. Learn about these efforts and some of the positive outcomes resulting from collaboration to combat COVID-19.
Prisons have long been breeding grounds for communicable diseases, so when COVID-19 hit, those working in corrections were accustomed to the health and safety protocol intended to reduce the spread of the virus. Despite this, the coronavirus has spread rampantly within facilities. In this episode, learn about additional controversial measures aimed at stopping COVID-19 from spreading.