With better technology, more police, stiffer minimums, and bigger fails, we now “trail ‘em, nail ‘em, and jail ‘em” faster and harder than ever. Yet as crime is falling, both our prison population and our fear of crime keep rising. So something is terribly wrong. There must be a way to break the cycle of fear — to heal crime. And there is. It’s called restorative justice.
Victim-Offender Reconciliation Program 19813 N.E. 13th Street Camas, WA 98607 360-260-1551 www.vorp.com.
Addison County Reparative Probation Dept, of Corrections Probation and Parole 700 Exchange Street Suite 203 Middlebury, VT 05752 802-388-6723.
Center for Restorative Justice and Peacemaking School o f Social Work University of Minnesota 103 Peters Hall 1404 Gortner Avenue St. Paul, M N 55108 612-624-4923 ssw.che.umn.edu/rjp.
Conflict Transformation Program Eastern Mennonite University Harrisonburg, VA 22802 540-432-4492