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Prisons / Shock Incarceration #117129

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 31, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Efforts by criminal justice system to use procedures used by Marine Corps. to turn troublemakers into law-abiding adults reported Report introduced.

(Freesoil, Michigan: Dan Noyes) "Shock incarceration," involving long days and loud discipline, as part of prison program featured; details given, scenes shown from program that forces inmates to develop self-discipline. [Inmate Gary KULPA - reacts to program.] [Camp commander Inspector Bruce CURTIS - explains program to help inmates control their actions.] Tenets of program explained; scenes shown. Expansion of "shock incarceration" programs across nation outlined on screen. [American Correctional Association spokesperson Anthony TRAVISONO - explains spread of program.] Cost of program noted. [Inmate Scott TETZLAFF - comments on program.] Procedures of program detailed. [Corrections ofr. Lieutenant Jerry HOWELL - talks to inmate.] [KULPA - says program will keep him in line.] [INMATE - comments on camp's 90 days.]

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Noyes, Dan
Duration:
00:04:10

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