Budget and Corrections–A National Challenge–UMUC-DC Public Safety

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Transcript available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2010/05/budget-and-corrections%E2%80%93a-national-challenge%E2%80%93umuc-dc-public-safety-2/

The program interviews Dr. William Sondervan, Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice and Associate Professor Ben Stevenson, both of the University of Maryland-University College. The program addresses considerable budget cuts in most correctional systems throughout the country and what correctional administrators are doing to cope with them.

The website for the University of Maryland University College is www.umuc.edu. See “Criminal Justice.”

The program is hosted by Leonard Sipes. The producer is Timothy Barnes.

Terms: budget cuts, corrections, prisons, jails, budget, prisons