Another point of view – In response to tragic attack on Corrections Officer

By Laura Walsh, FFIMI Member Massachusetts prison weight rooms temporarily closed, advocates push for change after correction officer attacked This story of the brutal attack on Office Matt Tidman is truly heartbreaking and grievous.  AND, I am here to share that there is a whole other side of the story of "inmates and having weights… Continue reading Another point of view – In response to tragic attack on Corrections Officer

Charging for prison phone calls burdens families

While the SJC ponders the “legalized kickbacks” of telecom contracts, lawmakers can fix this now. By Boston Globe - The Editorial Board - Updated November 3, 2021 It’s a relatively simple proposition: Good corrections policy that helps those behind bars maintain family ties can lead to better outcomes — like lower recidivism rates and more successful reentry… Continue reading Charging for prison phone calls burdens families