One of the reasons sex offenders — and particularly child molesters — are drawn to...
One of the reasons sex offenders — and particularly child molesters — are drawn to religion is because they are seeking forgiveness apart from a society that will never fully offer it to them, inmate Brian Wood writes.
If the prison system hopes to become a place for corrections, it will need a much more positive culture than what currently exists, and that change needs to start at the top, inmate Brian Wood writes.
The solution to most issues in prison is to take something away, inmate Brian Wood writes. There doesn’t seem to be thought put into what would be a better way to do things.
The system does a very good job at making one want to avoid seeking their help, inmate Brian Wood writes. Prisoners usually only go when they feel they absolutely have to.
Utah’s current recidivism rate is around 70 percent. The recidivism rate for prisoners who earn a bachelor’s degree during their incarceration is less than 15 percent.