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Governor’s Weekly Message: Improving Public Safety by Breaking the Cycle of Recidivism

Date Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2016
Categories:  Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

Wilmington, DE – In a guest weekly message, Department of Correction Commissioner Robert Coupe highlights the Markell Administration’s efforts to give offenders a better chance of successfully reentering the community after their release from incarceration. By reducing the barriers to reentry, these initiatives are aimed at lowering the rate of recidivism and improving public safety.

“At the Department of Correction, we’re focused on keeping the public safe by providing effective supervision to individuals whose behavior has brought them into contact with our criminal justice system,” Commissioner Coupe said. “And we’re taking new steps to give these individuals a better chance of turning the page on their past and building new, productive, and law abiding lives. Together, these efforts are giving individuals a better chance to achieve personal success and break the cycle of recidivism. And that will keep Delaware moving forward.”

Every week, the Governor’s office releases a new Weekly Message in video, audio, and transcript form. The message is available on:

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Transcript of the Governor’s Weekly Message: Improving Public Safety by Breaking the Cycle of Recidivism

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