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Professor Martin Horn Quoted in Associated Press and The Washington Post

Professor Martin Horn of the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice administration was quoted in a column titled “Martin O’Malley Tries to Spin Away Jail Failures” published in The Washington Post. The article highlights the indictment of 13 corrections officers and 12 inmates at the Baltimore City Detention Center. The author questions whether enough was done to prevent corruption and criminal activity in the jail.

He is also quoted in an Associated Press article titled “Ga. Has Parole Officers Work in Cars, Not Offices” about the decision to eliminate physical parole offices in Georgia. Officers work with parolees in their community and use smart technology and state-issued vehicles as mobile offices.

To read the Washington Post article, click here.

To read the Associated Press article, click here.

Martin F. Horn is a Distinguished Lecturer in Corrections at John Jay College serves as Executive Director of the New York State Sentencing Commission by appointment of the Chief Judge of the State of New York. Horn is also a Managing Director of KeyPoint Government Solutions, Inc. Until 2009, he served as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Corrections and Probation for the Bloomberg Administration. Horn served, from March 1995 until January 2000, as Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Corrections. Horn earlier served as executive director and chief operating officer for the New York State Division of Parole, and held a variety of positions within the Department of Correctional Services including Superintendent of Hudson Correctional Facility.