The Difference Between Change and Growth Whether In or Out of Prison.

For most inmates, the path to rehabilitation can be long and arduous. It involves a lot of self-analysis and time spent on their own self to realize just where they made their mistakes and how they can improve themselves for the future. Prison rehabilitation means that inmates come out knowing where they made mistakes and… Read More

What Paul Manafort is experiencing after his first three days in prison.

No longer will the lobbyist, political consultant and lawyer enjoy the freedom of kissing his wife, hugging his children or petting his dog. A peaceful nights sleep is also off the table along with popping open his refrigerator to chug a cold a beer or enjoy a yogurt. While his long time friends and family… Read More

“Larry Nassar will not survive long in prison” says Prison Consultant John Doc Fuller.

The prison culture of killing child molesters and sex offenders will never change. Sex offenders like Larry Nassar have and will always be the bottom dweller of all inmates. Murderers, drug dealers, bank robbers, and car thieves all consider sex offenders the ugliest monsters that exist in and out of prison. Known snitches who routinely… Read More

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Operation Private Prison Packing Is In Full Effect

President Obama, former attorney general Eric Holder and a ton of republicans and democrats knew that the 1980’s ridiculous war on drugs failed miserably. That colossal failure led to the U.S. prison system busting at its seams for nearly 30 years. As such the Bureau of Prisons began contracting with private companies in 1997 at… Read More

Will Obama’s efforts to reduce recidivism be uprooted by team Trump?

It’s not a secret that Obama has pardoned more prisoners than the past 12 presidents combined. He’s been on a mission to get nonviolent offenders out of prisons around the country and provide them with programs that can equip them with the skills to remain out. Most nonviolent prisoners are nervous about the incoming Trump… Read More

Why inmates need successful re-entry programs upon release from prison.

  Prison can be a tormenting experience for people who have broken the law at any point in life and at any level. While being in prison, isolation, being the bad guy of society and being stigmatized are the common emotions inmates feel while serving their terms in federal or state prisons. However when offenders are… Read More

Prison Consultant asks “Has President Obama lived up to the hype of pardoning criminals?”

Nonviolent inmates and their families leaped for joy in June 2014 when Obama announced that he would push forward with a review of the clemency system. One year ago the president ran game by stating to the Marshall Project that clemency applications were being processed “more effectively” and a “steady ramp up” was in play.… Read More

Prison Consultants view of New Jersey’s Draconian Law Regarding Expungement of Records

As a prison consultant, I often receive calls to prepare scared and frustrated people who are on their way into a place I wish no one would ever have to go. That place is the prison system. However, it’s rare that I get calls from exasperated felons who have changed their lives and the lives… Read More

Prison Consultant says Wall Street Ethics and Compliance Not as Effective Without “Consequences”

As a Prison Consultant, I believe it’s necessary to preserve the integrity of your company and your people for long-term success by discussing consequences when employees fail to adhere to compliance and ethics. Ethics is fundamental to the securities laws, and I believe ethical, compliance and consequence culture objectives should be central to any effective… Read More

Prison Consultant John Doc Fuller weighs in on recidivism

According to the 2005 Bureau of Justice Statistics reports, an estimated two-thirds (68 percent) of 405,000 prisoners released in 30 states in 2005 were arrested for a new crime within three years of release from prison, and three-quarters (77 percent) were arrested within five years. My question is “Why?” The prison experience contributes to recidivism.… Read More