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WILKES-BARRE — It’s not every day that something at the Luzerne County Courthouse ends in hugs and cheers, but that’s what made Tuesday morning so special. The county, in conjunction with GEO Reentry Services, honored 48 graduates of the county’s reentry program, a rigorous program for offenders whose crimes stem from drug or alcohol addiction….

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Welcome to the Winter 2019 issue of the Pennsylvania Update, a publication of GEO Reentry Service Centers (RSC) throughout the state. In this issue you learn how RSCs are celebrating the success of reentrants, engaging reentrants in pro-social ways, and creating inviting, creative environments to encourage success. Read Newsletter >>

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WILKES-BARRE, — Luzerne County and GEO Reentry Services will honor 48 graduates of the Luzerne County Reentry Service Center at a transition ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. at Luzerne County Courthouse Rotunda. The keynote speaker will be Mark Rockovich, Luzerne County Prison Director of Correctional Services. Luzerne Reentry Service Center staff, county…

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LANCASTER, Penn. — GEO Reentry Services will host a transition celebration for 31 program participants who are graduating from the Lancaster County Reentry Service Center on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at noon to 2 p.m. at the RSC, located at 439 E. King Street. These events are major milestones for reentrants who have completed the day…

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HARRISBURG — GEO Reentry Services will host a transition ceremony for 34 individuals who have successfully completed an intensive reentry program for probationers and parolees at the Dauphin County Reentry Service Center. The ceremony will be held Thursday, Nov. 7, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Case Management Unit’s Harrisburg office, 1000 S….

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The saying goes that crime doesn’t pay, but that is not completely true, because someone does pay — the taxpayer. When a crime is committed, emergency services are utilized, if an arrest is made, the court system gets involved, and if guilt is determined, the penal system is engaged. And all of these cost money!…

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More than 30 people celebrated successfully completing Lycoming County’s reentry Friday morning at the Community Theatre League as the program’s fifth anniversary dawns this month. The graduates’ friends and family members as well as a variety of county and GEO Group staff, who provide the service, gathered to cheer them on. Michael Boughton, reentry program…

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WillIamsport — Celebrating its fifth anniversary of serving Lycoming County, GEO Reentry Services and the county will host a transition ceremony and open house for more than 25 probationers who have successfully completed treatment and training at the Lycoming County Reentry Service Center on Friday, Sept. 6. Lycoming County Judge Nancy Butts, Deputy Chief of…

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Welcome to the Fall 2019 issue of the Pennsylvania Update, a publication of GEO Reentry Service Centers (RSC) throughout the state. In this issue you learn how RSC participants are making positive contributions to their communities. This issue also features celebrations of the success of reentrants as well as anniversaries of our facilities and introduces…

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When people break the law and are convicted of crimes, they are punished. That’s as it should be. The best possible outcome following that is that the offender serves their time and becomes rehabilitated during their penal phase to the point where they are worthy of a second chance. That, too, is as it should…

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