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Borrowed Light: The Natural Way to Improve Direct Supervision

Envision this: Within two years of a correctional facility’s construction, staff and inmate attitudes have soared; construction and operational costs have been reduced; security and conditions of confinement have improved; and the facility’s presence has improved area property values, boosted local business and become a symbol of community pride. Pipe dream? No; it is reality … Read more

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Life under Fluorescent Light Is Harming Prisoners & Staff Alike

After years of trying to bring proper light to an English prison, Michaele Wynn-Jones, asks why the authorities seem content to subject people to such glare and gloom. Imagine living up to 23 hours a day in a confined space the size of the average bathroom complete with open toilet, under a humming fluorescent tube … Read more

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