ACEs in the Criminal Justice System

Discussion and sharing of resources in working with clients involved in the criminal justice system and how screening for and treating ACEs will lead to successful re-entry of prisoners into the community and reduced recidivism for former offenders.

Florida Is One of the Most Overincarcerated Places in U.S. Is It Likely to Change? [jjie.org]

 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Randy Ratledge doesn’t get out much.

Since he was arrested in 2012, Ratledge, 61, has a fear of the police. He doesn’t like leaving his home, and definitely doesn’t like coming downtown, where he was locked up for 117 days.

He faced 120 years in prison, and under the state’s minimum mandatory laws, a judge would have had no choice but to impose that sentence if he’d been convicted.

[For more on this story by Larry Hannan, go to https://jjie.org/2019/02/14/fl...it-likely-to-change/]

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