‘Correctional Fad’ 1990s-Style Boot Camps Are Fading Out

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Moriah Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility in New York State  is one of the last U.S. prisons that tries to “shock” inmates out of criminal behavior through a military-style boot camp, the Wall Street Journal reports. Inmates typically trade multiyear sentences for six-month stints. The programs formerly were widespread, but fell out of favor amid debate about their effectiveness. Two of . . .

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