Parolees Getting the Homeless Shaft

May 29 2007, 8:33 AM

What happens when you're let out of prison but you have no family support, no friends and no job? You end up homeless -- a condition that is becoming more common to Colorado parolees. Shouldn't the days of a bus ticket and the clothes you came in with be behind us? What is the Department of Corrections doing not just to warehouse prisoners, but to rehabilitate them, equip them with skills and ensure they have a fresh start when released? Apparently, not enough.

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