Correctional Services

Your Police Officer is not Your Therapist

Marvin Ross | Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada
Marvin Ross

The Ontario Government has announced they will review how the police respond to the mentally ill. This latest concern about an age-old problem has resulted from a number of fatal shootings involving the police and people with mental illness in Toronto. The police are not mental health professionals and they should not be expected to spend as much time as they do dealing with sick people.

Go to Prison, Get a Great Job

Aviva Rubin | Posted 05.10.2012 | Canada
Aviva Rubin

According to former Ontario corrections minister Robert Sampson, mandatory minimum sentencing is a great tool for getting people the education and training they need to successfully reintegrate and contribute to society.