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Criminal Sanctions Agency’s Smart Prison Project

The Criminal Sanctions Agency in Finland has a long history of reshaping prison models and implementing innovations. In an ever-increasing digital world, the agency has decided to start a project that aims at investing in inmates’ technology training. Prisoners are benefiting from IT online courses, training, and even job opportunities, where they can gain skills for the modern workplace. This article claims that the initiatives under the Smart Prison Project have led to a decrease in the recidivism rate with one in three inmates released returning to prison..

Read the article here: https://www-businessinsider-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.businessinsider.com/finland-prisons-technology-ai-online-classes-2020-8?amp

Published on: 25 August 2020

Author: Aleksandar Petrov, Communications Officer, ICPA