Report Indicates Prison Visitation Reduces Violence and Recidivism

Prison visitation is a privilege – not a right – and policies vary widely from state to state despite evidence that visits reduce violence and recidivism, a recent survey reports. A major factor in visitation is a prisoner’s security classification. The nearly unrestrained discretion officials have in implementing prison visitation regulations makes clear how consequential … Continue reading Report Indicates Prison Visitation Reduces Violence and Recidivism