Improving Lives and Keeping Citizens Safe, by Decreasing Recidivism
Air Date: 01/03/2012
Summary: Alabama has come up with a unique solution that speaks to the problems with our current prison systems, by addressing the heart of a criminal. Jack Cowley of Alpha USA gives us information on a program that prompts non-violent offenders with a choice- attend church, or serve time! Statistically, 70 % of children of inmates also find themselves in the criminal justice system. This gives offenders a chance to continue to support their families, while getting involved in community that church has to offer, as well as have the issues of their heart addressed. Why not have the church help these individuals, instead of government?