How missed appointments or curfews can lead to COVID-19

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City & State New York

“Gov. Andrew Cuomo himself has the power to protect public health by safely releasing people held in state prisons and county jails for technical violations and telling his parole officers to stop sending people back to prison for those minor violations. And the Legislature has the ability to ensconce reasonable parole policies into law by enacting the Less Is More Act that would eliminate certain technical violations like missing curfew or consuming alcohol and incentivize good behavior on parole by shortening supervision periods by 30 days for every 30 days successfully completed.”

– Vincent Schiraldi

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