New Jersey Offers Programs to Reduce Parole Violations
Date:  02-18-2020

Mental health, substance abuse, housing and employment services offered
From New Jersey 101.5:

In 2019, New Jersey's prisons handled more than 19,250 inmates. At 15,535, the count of individuals on parole wasn't too far behind.

With parole — the opportunity to leave prison before serving a full sentence — comes a level of supervision, and some stipulations, aimed at ensuring the individual who had been locked up doesn't find another reason to end up behind bars again.

"The basis for parole is to establish that there's not a likelihood of them to re-offend," said Samuel Plumeri, Jr., chairman of the New Jersey State Parole Board. Continue reading >>>