Prisoners that are incarcerated over a year should be educated with technical training programs or if incarcerated longer receive higher education so they can obtain viable jobs when released. Some are incarcerated for 5 - 10 years and when released have no hope for work. We need fewer people in low paying jobs.
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The Federal Government would be more efficient and would save the public's tax dollars greatly if the Federal Government would put Federal Prisoners to work. Federal Prisoners often are in plush Federal Prisons where they are not required to perform any type of work. I believe this is a vast waste of free resources available to the Federal Government, as many of these prisoners are extremely intelligent and are highly... more »
I agree that we should decrease violence in prisons to benefit the guards, society, families affected by incarceration and also the prisoners themselves. I think the way to decrease violence and save money is to house prisoners in much, much, smaller facilities in local communities. I recommend immediate pilot programs. There are economies of scale, but sometimes the right answer is smaller instead of larger. You... more »
Charge Prisoners for time spent in prison