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A new vision for correctional officers.

Schwartz, Sunny
June 4, 2015

Source: (2012) Tikkun. Winter:37-40.

In this article we share our experience, as longtime
developers of restorative practices in a San Francisco County
Jail, of the deputized staff who have assisted in bringing about a new vision. We honor the courage of those mavericks, and
acknowledge the desire of many more to be a part of that vision.
We recognize how a profession that is unavoidably brutal can,
with the right institutional leadership, encouragement, and
training, take steps toward becoming the noble vocation that
many correctional officers long for it to be. (excerpt)


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