What a great article (see below), what a great program in
Whereas in Virginia we continue to expand the restrictions, regulations and barriers which not only isolates our RSO’s but leads to arbitrary violations costing the State more money and time…. and for the RSO…. a new conviction.
Virginia’s system has nothing to do with assisting our RSO’s in becoming contributing members of society…it labels, restricts and regulates our RSO’s……… period.
That’s the difference between a system based on hope, success and proven process compared to a system based on punishment, anger and vengeance.
It’s not being “Soft on Sexual Predators” its being smart in reducing crime and recidivism rates.
Community plays a role in helping ex-prisoners, May 15, 2016
By Gina Barton
He always ended up back behind bars.
A registered sex offender, Papineau had been in and out of prison for years. But this time, he had a plan.
And he had friends: Community volunteers he'd been meeting with every week for three months, since he'd last walked out of a cell in January 2015.