New Study: Prison Workers Have PTSD Symptoms At War-Zone Level

Prison employees have a rate of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder roughly equivalent to war veterans who’ve served tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to newly reported findings from a study in Washington State. Nearly one-fifth (19%) of prison workers surveyed “reported symptoms that were severe enough to be diagnosed as PTSD”—a rate six times higher than...
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Mass Incarceration: What’s The Reality Of Politicians’ Promises?

As the presidential campaign heats up, one topic expected to attract major attention is the need for criminal justice “reform” designed to significantly ease the problem of “mass incarceration.” One candidate has already pledged to cut our prison population by more than one-quarter–over half a million inmates–within four years of being elected. The picture drawn...
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