Four and a half million Americans are on probation or parole — more than twice the nation's jail population. Parolees and probationers are required to check in regularly with officials, who are charged with helping them rebuild their lives.
A conversation with journalist Rachel Louise Snyder, author of the book 'No Visible Bruises' and Suzanne Dubus who is CEO of a domestic violence crisis center that pioneered a new approach to protecting women in danger of being murdered.
As head of New York City's correctional health services, Dr. Homer Venters spent nine years overseeing the care of thousands of inmates in the jails on Rikers Island. Though he left Rikers in 2017, what he witnessed on the job has stayed with him.