Thursday | February 19, 2009
NEW economy & stimulusWe’re 3/4 of the way through reading the stimulus package. So we want to hear from anyone else who’s reading it too. Or anyone who refuses to read it but still has an opinion to offer. Your peers want to know. How is the economy impacting you and/or your agency? What solutions are you finding that may help others? Do you think the stimulus package will impact corrections? Email us or say it on the new economy & stimulus forum.
Cowboys, John Wayne and Dodge City" I want to tell you rookies something straight up. If you make my job harder than it already is behind these walls, the inmates will be the least of your problems. It'll be me and the other officers you have to deal with. This isn't cowboys and Indians, and you ain't John Wayne."
That's how I open my welcoming address to corrections trainees. Not too subtle, not real smooth, a bit aggressive - but nonetheless right on point. full story
HDR Architecture promotes Goodale
Architectural, engineering and consulting firm, HDR Architecture, has named Jeffrey Goodale to be its senior vice president. full story
Regarding Reducing recidivism - an exploration of one county's effort
Our department found this article to be extremely helpful and relevant as we try to address recidivism strategies of our own. CG, New York more comments
quote of the week
"Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense." - Gertrude Stein (1874 - 1946) American writer and poet