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Watch on YouTube, Listen on SoundCloud: The Criminal Justice Insider Podcast Season Three Wrap Show with Guests from Our First 3 Seasons, Fri., June 19, 2020

On Friday, June 19, 2020, 9 am ET, we hosted our special 2-Hour Season Three Wrap Show on the Criminal Justice Insider Podcast with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant – The Voice of CT Criminal Justice. We invited all of our wonderful guests from our first three incredible seasons, guest list below! Live on…

Award: The P.R.I.D.E. Entrepreneurial Program at the Cheshire T.R.U.E. Unit, by Barry S. Diamond

BEFORE RELEASE IS BETTER THAN AFTER RELEASE After 6 years of training released inmates after they returned back to their communities “how to go into business for themselves,” we discovered something.  Hundreds of students over the years mentioned that they wished that they could have started this training six months to a year before being…

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New Haven Independent: New Corrections Chief Vows Prison Reform

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]By Tom Breen, Reprinted from New Haven Independent, March, 6, 2019 When Rollin Cook started his career as a correctional officer in Utah 30 years ago, the criminal justice system prioritized handling inmates with force. As the new head of Connecticut’s prison system, Cook plans to build off of…

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Criminal Justice Insider with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant, with Guest Rollin Cook, Connecticut Commissioner of Correction, Fri., March 1, 2019, 9 am

On Friday, March 1, 2019, 9 am ET, Rollin Cook, newly appointed Commissioner of Correction for the State of Connecticut, was our guest on Criminal Justice Insider with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant – The Voice of CT Criminal Justice. . Live on WNHH 103.5 FM New Haven and live-streaming at newhavenindependent.org. Rebroadcast at…