Posts Tagged as Al Letson

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WJCT’s State Of The Re:Union Wins Peabody Award

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT’s State Of The Re:Union Wins Peabody Award (Jacksonville, FL, April 20, 2015); The public radio program State of the Re:Union (SOTRU) will receive the…

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American Justice

The United States has the world’s largest prison population. In 2012, there were 2.3 million people in American prisons or jails – and even more under some kind of “correctional supervision.” In fact, if you added up all the people in America in prison, on probation, or on parole, it’d total about 6 million – just a little smaller than the population of New York City. The system is vast, but how well is it working? In this episode, we explore how a few communities across the country have responded creatively to problems with police, courts, and prisons.VIEW PHOTOS AND MORE

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