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Statement by Dr. Terry Brooks on the Kentucky Justice Reinvestment Work Group Recommendations

Contact: Mara Powell 502-895-8167 *122 Statement by Dr. Terry Brooks, executive director of Kentucky Youth Advocates Only one other state in the country has a higher rate of parental incarceration than Kentucky. At 15%, the Commonwealth has nearly double the national average of children who have experienced a parent incarcerated. That fact alone affirms the Kentucky Justice Reinvestment Work Group’s efforts to redefine the criminal justice system to protect public safety while addressing the [...]

By | 2017-12-18T16:32:50+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Justice, News Room|