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

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