Category: Anne Precythe

Oct 25

Organization Says More Community Treatment, Policing Will Lower Missouri Prison Population

Missouri Net By Alisa Nelson The Council of State Governments says Missouri’s rising prison population could be reduced by investing in things that help to keep people out of prison to begin with. It suggests the creation of more community treatment programs and community policing. The council is working with the state to find ways …

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Oct 25

Missouri Prison Director says No More New Prisons

KREI (Jefferson City) Missouri Corrections Department Director Anne Precythe says locking up criminals and throwing away the key does not solve the underlying problems. She’s responding to the Council of State Governments suggesting more community treatment programs and community policing to help lower the state’s increasing prison population. She says building another prison is not …

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