9 episodes

Sheriff Ron Hain from Chicagoland discusses real criminal justice reform work in action from inside of his jail. The podcast features various jail residents who have passed through supportive programs and view life and their relationship with law enforcement much differently now. The discussions show how true investment in the well-being of incarcerated persons can dramatically improve public safety, health, and police-community relations during this time of much needed change.

A Sheriff and His Inmate‪s‬ Sheriff Ron Hain

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Sheriff Ron Hain from Chicagoland discusses real criminal justice reform work in action from inside of his jail. The podcast features various jail residents who have passed through supportive programs and view life and their relationship with law enforcement much differently now. The discussions show how true investment in the well-being of incarcerated persons can dramatically improve public safety, health, and police-community relations during this time of much needed change.

    Fowler Comes Home

    Fowler Comes Home

    Prosecutors fought hard to lock up this reformed man for as long as possible based on his criminal history. He shipped off to Department of Corrections (DOC) for his 8 year prison sentence...and only served 11 months of it in custody. DOC pushed him out...

    • 30 min
    New Year, New Cut

    New Year, New Cut

    Nate gets a long needed haircut by two jail resident barbers while they talk through COVID quarantining in the jail...like jail inside of the jail...inside of the jail.

    • 20 min
    Living Amends

    Living Amends

    The follow-up session to "No Athiests In A Fox Hole." Hear jail resident responses to  the question of how they'll make amends with life and loved ones when they return home...and Sheriff Hain go off a bit.

    • 35 min
    No Atheists In A Fox Hole

    No Atheists In A Fox Hole

    Just a raw, visceral introduction to jail group sessions.

    • 40 min
    Ron Hain, Nate, and Resident Tommy Phillips

    Ron Hain, Nate, and Resident Tommy Phillips

    We feature another successful transition and unique story of jail resident, Tommy Phillips.

    • 25 min
    Jail Resident Jasmine Gabler Podcast w/ Sheriff Hain and Nate

    Jail Resident Jasmine Gabler Podcast w/ Sheriff Hain and Nate

    A great perspective from female detainee, Jasmine Gabler, on life leading to a criminal cycle, her struggles, and her chosen reform.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

Kchione ,

Good Work Sheriff!

Very informational and provides valuable insight into how to make a real change in the criminal justice system. I’m proud to work for Kane County.

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