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

Inmates fears upon prison release. Are they justified?

I was asked a very interesting question after being an invited guest to speak in Philadelphia 6 years ago. The question was based on my years incarcerated and opinion as a prison consultant. The question was “Do most inmates have a fear of being released without family support community programs or a pre-release program put… Read More