Sanyika Shakur provides Prison Coach Speaking with a 7 minute interview through Uncuffed Radio inside Solano State Prison. Read More
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
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
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
What choices will Aaron Hernandez make in prison?
When Aaron Hernandez walks into Souza-Baranowski Correctional Institution in Massachusetts, the reality of his life behind bars will not immediately set in. The realism and acceptance of the fact that you are not going home often takes time. If Aaron’s attorneys promised to appeal his conviction, he may be on his best behavior until the… Read More
A Prison Consultants View: Ray Rice vs Mark Fuller. Why the media bias?
U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller, who presides in the Middle District of Alabama, has sauntered away like a raccoon in the night from a domestic violence case with a meager plea deal that avoids prison time. As a prison consultant, I’d strongly suggest that he complete everything mandated and keep his hands off his wife before he… Read More
Prison Consultants view on prisons becoming the new mental health institutions.
The one promise a prison consultant should never make to his or her client is “You are guaranteed to never get hurt in prison.” Over 30 years ago, states began shutting down mental health facilities around the country in favor of community mental health centers. The policy was created to help patients live closer to… Read More
Prison Consultants take on why some inmates are treated horrible.
As a prison consultant my job is to help clean my clients up physically and mentally prior to surrendering. Often drinking and drugging to numb the anticipated pain of being incarcerated leaves many people who are self-surrendering looking horrendous when they arrive at prison gates. When this common or high profile inmate walks into… Read More
Scare Tactics To Watch For When Hiring a Prison Consultant
With former inmates, wardens, case managers and jail house lawyers opting to become prison consultants, the question I’d like to ask is: How can you obtain consistent referrals from attorneys if you advertise that you specialize in filing 2255 habeas corpus motions, early release after visiting the parole board and prison transfers? Prison Consultants who… Read More