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Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
   
   
  Originally Published on: 3/7/2014

Ohio's criminal recidivism rate has dropped over the last three years from nearly 29 percent to 27 percent, well below the national rate of about 40 percent. And Mansfield has a prison that goes to great lengths to prepare inmates for their return to society as productive citizens.

WMFD's Greg Heindel talked to the prison's warden about the programs and why they're in place.

The Richland Correctional Institution has 2,500 inmates. Some are non-violent and will be released after serving relatively short sentences.

Others committed violent crimes, up through and including murder, but have shown initiative to behave and prepare themselves for eventual release.

Warden Maggie Bradshaw says RiCI has numerous education and career technical programs to help them. And anyone who works in the corrections and criminal justice professions will tell you, just letting inmates do their time and go home, is not enough to keep them out of prison.

Bradshaw says inmates need training for employment and support in finding a home and a job. She says Richland County's re-entry court program is essential to preventing recidivism.

Bradshaw says she's proud of the success stories of former inmates who return to prison, but only for the purpose of showing current inmates they can lead law-abiding lives.

   
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