The Evolution of Corrections in Missouri
SU Shortcourse /
Fridays July 14 - July 14 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This class will be held in Room A/B of the West Campus Conference Center on Friday, July 14th.
Facilitator: George Lombardi
When George Lombardi first began his 45-year career in Missouri Corrections in 1972 there were 3,900 inmates in seven prisons. Now there are 33,000 inmates in 21 prisons. There were approximately 15,000 people on probation and parole and now there are near 70,000. What brought us to this point? Lombardi will discuss this growth and the mitigating variables. He also will talk about the importance of early childhood education and the importance of long-term investment of keeping at-risk kids out of the criminal justice system. (The cost of this program is $10.)