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A rare look inside France's prison system– 2
France 24 looks into the challenges faced by France's penitentiary system. They take a closer look at the initiatives being tested to avoid repeat offences and help inmates prepare for life after detention through sport, but also French classes.
NZ inmates refurbish donated bikes–
Prisoners at Christchurch Men's Prison Youth Unit are asking for more bikes so they can repair them and pass them onto released prisoners to use to get to work.
Travis County inmates training shelter dogs–
The dogs are brought to the jail weekly to be trained by inmates.
Behind Bars: An Inmate Gets His GED– 2
Inmate Christopher Lovato has worked to get his GED and is receiving it in this episode of "Behind Bars."
How inmates spend their first day free–
ABC News follows inmates on their first day out of prison.
'Prophets of Rage' plays surprise set outside state prison in Norco–
After the state capital banned the show inside the prison, the band decided to play a set outside the prison walls.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Prisoner Re-entry– 1
Former offenders face enormous obstacles once they leave prison. John Oliver sits down with Bilal Chatman to discuss the challenges of reentering society.
Victim Impact: Listen and Learn–
Victim Impact: Listen and Learn - Department of Justice 2005 - NJC 223072 - Office for Victims of Crime - This 57-minute DVD (NCJ 223072) features the first-person accounts of 14 men and women who share their experiences as crime victims and the ripple effect that victimization can have on family members and the community at large. It is an effective training resource for victim service providers seeking to improve their understanding of the physical, emotional, financial, and psychological effects of crime.
Ill. DOC holds 'Summit of Hope'–
It was a second chance for some people in Rock Island Wednesday.
Leader Dogs for the Blind Prison Puppy Raising Program–
Leader Dog's prison puppy raising program pairs Future Leader Dogs with model prisoners who have demonstrated they can be trusted to provide 24/7 care to a puppy for up to a year. Puppies raised in prison experience a higher success rate of becoming a Leader Dog and being placed with a client who is blind than those raised in a home setting. The program now places about 100 puppies per year with inmates. There is a marked reduction in the rate of recidivism among prison puppy raisers and they express pride and gratitude for the chance to give something back to society.
Local prison invention makes national list–
The Snake River Correctional Institution in Ontario is getting national attention. With the help of Nalini Nadkarni, a forest ecologist, they developed the Blue Room --- being hailed by TIME magazine as one of the 25 best inventions of 2014.
Italy's prison panettone offers a sweet way to cut crime–
Padua's prison is all fired up as inmates employed in the bakery prepare traditional panettone cakes to be sold over the Christmas period. Tara Cleary reports.
Prison provides Christmas togetherness for families–
At the Indianapolis Re-entry Educational Facility, incarcerated fathers got a special Christmas party with their children.
Cook Co. Jail Boot Camp adds work detail–
Cook Co. Jail Boot Camp adds work detail
Underwater training helping inmates land jobs–
Inmates at California prisons are doing their time hundreds of feet under water, and when some get out, they go on to make six-figure salaries.
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