Prison programs | CAPPS Research | 2005
Penny-Wise and Pound Foolish, published jointly by CAPPS and the American Friends Service Committee, is still relevant to today’s debates on how to cut corrections costs.
Assaultive and sex offenders must complete specified treatment programs before parole will be granted. However, the MDOC routinely fails to provide timely access to those programs. As a result, people are commonly denied parole because they were unable to complete a required program, costing prisoners years of their lives and taxpayers millions of dollars.
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CAPPS Consensus, Fall 2006
The Daily Oakland Press, web-posted May 31, 2005
It would end the practice of keeping prisoners until they complete therapy By Gary Heinlein,The Detroit News, April 24, 2005
Gongwer, April 21, 2005
By Amy F. Bailey, The Associated Press, 4/20/2005