Long-Term Thinking Part 2: The Parole Board

In Part 1, I introduced the idea of crimeless revocations and how re-incarcerating individuals for breaking the rules of parole or supervision as much as Wisconsin does is costing the state tens of millions of dollars every year. By reserving incarceration for only new crimes, we could use that money for new social workers and … More Long-Term Thinking Part 2: The Parole Board

Long-Term Thinking Part 1: Crimeless Revocations

Green Bay is but a symptom of the larger disease in the Wisconsin Corrections System: short-sighted thinking. A new prison may alleviate the overcrowding temporarily across prisons, but if nothing is done to address the reasons why so many Wisconsinites are imprisoned, the problem will only continue. Across the country, some very surprising states are … More Long-Term Thinking Part 1: Crimeless Revocations