Criminal records redaction recommendations

Community members at Spring Creek Correctional Center gather to discuss life behind the prison walls. (Photo courtesy of DOC)

Having a criminal record can hamper efforts to find a job, get a loan or even a place to live. The Alaska Criminal Justice Commission has new recommendations to redact or hide from public view, some past convictions. Will it help those who are working to improve their lives after completing their sentences? What about the public’s right to know?

HOST: Lori Townsend

GUESTS:

  • Cathleen McLaughlin – director of the Partners Reentry Center
  • Greg Razo – Alaska Criminal Justice Commission

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Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her news tips and program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at ltownsend@alaskapublic.org or call 907-550-8452.

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