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# chances before drug offenders go to prison instead of rehab

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Most of the drug offenders that are PV (parole violators) are brought before the board before trial or sentencing to determine if they have violated the conditions of parole and if they have are given a final determination hearing. At that hearing which I have attended many times as a CO the NY State Parole Administrative Law Judge usually gives them a sentence to the Willard Drug Treatment Program for 90 days... full thread


Effects of Mandatory Overtime

Caterina Spinaris
A prior version of this article was first printed in the March 2009 issue of the Correctional Oasis. It presents views of Corrections Officers from several states on mandatory overtime (MOT), and on the consequences of frequent MOT. We are reprinting it because we are aware that, due to job vacancies and high sick leave use, frequent MOT continues to be a considerable operational stressor in the lives of Corrections Officers in numerous states. This of course can potentially impact their functioning at work, their physical and also their psychological health, and their personal and family lives. .. full story

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