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Breaking free from cycle of crime

Programs have been instituted at the Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facilities to reduce a recidivism rate of 60 percent, much higher than other areas, by helping inmates overcome addiction and mental health issues, as well as prepare ahead for a successful re-entry into society.	Contributed image


Programs have been instituted at the Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facilities to reduce a recidivism rate of 60 percent, much higher than other areas, by helping inmates overcome addiction and mental health issues, as well as prepare ahead for a successful re-entry into society. Contributed image



Wasco County Sheriff Lane Magill’s “community policing” policy is being incorporated into regional jail policies intended to lower the rate of recidivism and help people build meaningful lives...

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