Stories tagged: recidivism
Tue., April 25, 2017, 7:05 p.m.
State hopes job training will cut inmate returns to prison
State will sponsor more job training for inmates in an effort to keep them from returning to prison.
Sat., April 1, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
California has fewer arrests, but not necessarily less crime
The number of arrests by police in California has plunged in recent years, but that doesn’t necessarily represent good news on crime, according to an analysis published Saturday.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
America’s prison population is getting whiter
In a new report, economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton document that non-Hispanic whites who have a high school education or less have experienced reduced life expectancy and increased rates …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
Spokane Community College student Aaron Miller – a former convict – hopes to ease transition from incarceration to education
After spending three years in jail, second year Spokane Community College student Aaron Miller wants to help former convicts transition from incarceration to education.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 1:33 p.m.
Executive order signed for support for former prisoners
Gov. Jay Inslee has signed an executive order to give those who have completed their prison terms more support once they’re back in their community. The order, signed Tuesday, directs …
Wed., Dec. 18, 2013
Restart’s ‘wrap-around approach’ helps ex-convicts re-enter society
The fading black letters spelling “LOBO” on the top of Ben Stark’s knuckles are from a different time in the ex-convict’s life. The letters mean “lone wolf,” said 40-year-old Stark. …
Fri., Nov. 1, 2013
Shawn Vestal: Jail better off under Knezovich – even critics should admit it
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich has a reputation as a straight shooter. But was he shooting straight when he claimed that his jail staffers had developed programs that reduced repeat offenses and …