Debtors’ prisons exist in Pennsylvania, too


(Criminal justice news that could use a second look.)

Steve Gotzler (left) and his mentee, Jermaine Myers, are part of the Pennsylvania Prison Society’s mentoring program. Photo from The Inquirer.
  • From The Inquirer: “Could this one simple idea stop the revolving door to prison?”
  • From Law Enforcement Leaders: “Fighting crime and strengthening criminal justice: An agenda for the new administration”
  • From BuzzFeed: “I always want them to feel safe and be safe”
  • From WESA: “[Pa.] Senate To Vote On Amber Alert-Style Notification System For Injured Police Officers”



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