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What can be done? Get involved and stay informed!

Our blog’s overall purpose is to bring simple yet necessary awareness and information about Virginia’s prison system to our readers. Our posts consists of introductory posts to the current system and informative reports of some of the many issues involving prison reform. 542 more words

Prison Overcrowding and Cost: Statistical overview and a possible solution for Virginia

Overcrowding of prisons in the United States has been an issue for the past 30 years. The United States accounts for 5% of the world’s population yet accounts for 25% of the world’s imprisoned population (1) Putting it into another ratio, that means that almost 1 out of every 33 American adults is in some type of correctional control (1). 518 more words