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Prison Visitation

Keeping Locked-up Kids and Families Connected

David Chura | Posted 04.02.2012 | Crime
David Chura

Arizona's legislature recently passed a law charging prison visitors a onetime $25 fee as a way to help close the state's $1.6 billion budget deficit. Fees like that, slapped on prisoners and their families, couldn't be more counterintuitive.

John Rudolf

Study: Prison Visits Make Inmates Less Likely To Commit Crimes After Release

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 12.07.2011 | Crime

Just a single visit from a family member or a friend can make a big difference in whether or not a prisoner ends up back behind bars after their relea...