February, 2018 | Prison Inmate Search

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Opioid Crisis & the Mass Incarceration Crisis

  The National Center for Health Statistics issued a preliminary report indicating more than 64,000 drug overdose deaths in 2016. The breakdown of this national calamity for 2016 is the following:  1.  Traditional opioid painkillers, such as OxyContin and Percocet, caused about 14,400 overdose deaths.  2. Non-methadone synthetic opioids ( i.e.fentanyl), were involved in more than […]

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Provide Basic Dignity for Women Inmates!

Even though the male inmate population far surpasses the women inmate population, in the last 50 years, the number of women in United State’s jails has increased by 14 times.  The Justice Reform– MacArthur Foundation co-published a report with the Vera Institute, which concluded that trauma, sexual violence and mental health issues were major factors for the […]

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