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
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
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
Prison Consultant take: Why do inmates commit suicide in prison?
I certainly learned a lot about inmate suicide while serving as a lead member of the suicide watch team in Fort Dix, NJ. Valuable insight into the reasons which people commit suicide in county jails and the state prison system also provided me with exceptional understanding that has equipped me as a prison consultant. Far… Read More
Prison Consultant answers the question…What will be the real hurdles for Real House Wives Teresa Giudice now that she is in the Federal Prison?
Teresa Guidice truly has a lot to be thankful for although there really is no upside to being incarcerated. The fact that the satellite camp in Danbury had a bed available is a phenomenon. The Federal Bureau of Prisons goal is to designate you within 500 miles of home or as they say “within your… Read More