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NCJ Number: 30354 Find in a Library
Title: FURLOUGHS FROM PRISON - SWITZERLAND
Journal: POLIZEIBEAMTE  Volume:56  Issue:19  Dated:(OCTOBER 10, 1975)  Pages:291-293
Author(s): E BURREN
Corporate Author: Verband Schweizerischer
Polizei-Beamter
Switzerland
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 3
Type: Statistics
Format: Article
Language: German
Country: Switzerland
Annotation: INMATE FURLOUGHS ARE A PART OF THE REHABILITATION PROCESS AT THE LENZBURG PRISON IN SWITZERLAND. THE VIEW TAKEN THERE IS THAT ADULTS CANNOT BE EDUCATED BUT, THROUGH SKILLFUL EFFORTS, THEY CAN BE TAUGHT NEW ATTITUDES.
Abstract: THE INSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITIES MUST KNOW WHERE THE INMATE IS GOING, WHY HE ASKS FOR A FURLOUGH, WHO HE WILL BE ASSOCIATING WITH AND WHERE HE WILL BE STAYING. STATISTICS ARE PRESENTED ON FURLOUGHS FROM LENZBURG PRISON FROM 1968 THROUGH 1973. IN THE SIX YEARS IN QUESTION, ONLY 39 INMATES OUT OF 2691 WHO WENT ON FURLOUGH DID NOT RETURN. --IN GERMAN
Index Term(s): Corrections statistics; Furloughs; Management; Policy; Statistics; Switzerland
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