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A Troubled Jail, Divided Staff

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Trouble is when administration doesn’t back the staff.My opinion,staff usually spent to much time away from the line officers…they get clueless after awhile,no idea was going on in the jail…good administrator in my opinion works with the officers,not against them ... full thread


Rough Rider Industries... Transforming one of North Dakota’s Forgotten Commodities

By Rick Gardner, ND DOC, RRI Director
Prison…. Does this word invoke any positive thoughts? Most of us have little sympathy for people who don’t play by the rules. Today, over 1,500 men and women are incarcerated in the North Dakota correctional system. Prison is not a pretty place and should be a place no one wants to go; yet it has to be a place with hope in order to rehabilitate. For many of these offenders behind bars, there is an opportunity to be productive with their time of incarceration. Male offenders who are compliant with their treatment, education, and demonstrate good behavior may earn a chance to work at Rough Rider Industries.

As a division of the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Rough Rider Industries mission is...“to employ inmates to produce quality goods and services in a self-sustaining manner that makes the time of incarceration productive, while preparing the inmate to reintegrate into society”. ... full story

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- Edward Stanley (1826-1893) from The Conduct of Life


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