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Electronic Visitation Applications are coming to Washington State!

Beginning September 1st, 2016, the Washington State Department of Corrections (WADOC) will be transitioning to fully electronic visitation applications. This new policy will apply to all visitors, both adults and minors. The electronic visitor application can be found at the following link: doc.wa.gov/docs/forms/visitor-application.htm By moving to online applications, visitor applications

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How to Stop Revolving Prison Doors with Books

Despite the evidence that inmate education reduces recidivism — by 43% according to the U.S. Department of Education — many “tough on crime” politicians find the idea of inmates receiving a college education behind bars infuriating. Politicians can choose to ignore the evidence and paint in-prison education as unfair to

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