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EBI.LogoHeartAPPROVEDsmlFrom The Heart . . . Stories of Thanks and RedemptionM.E.R.I.T. Life in LA County Jail can be rough, there are many that live in fear and pretend to be tough. There are big guys, small guys, tall, hairy, bald, and fat, there are many and plenty of guy
LASD StarHow Inmate Sentencing works with Good Time and Work Time Release CreditsA brief explaination of how sentencing works when given release credits for Good Time or Work Time.
blue tattooInmates get a clean slate by removing tattoosWhittier Daily News reports on inmates at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles receiving the opportunity for a clean slate by having their tattoos removed. The article states that inmates are able to receive this service by attending many of the educational classes offered by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Education Based Incarceration Bureau.
Education Based Incarceration Programs
EBI Academic ProgramsEducation Based Incarceration Academic ProgramsThe Sheriff’s Department, through the Education Based Incarceration Bureau, contracts with approved adult educational schools to provide courses at all jail facilities. The curriculum is based on California state standards, and is kept up to date with current requirements. It includes: Adult Basic Education: This series of courses is offered to students preparing for the formal GED preparation course. It features a systematic “building block” approach to development of improved reading, writing, and math skills. General Educational Development: For inmate students who have not yet achieved a high school diploma, this program offers an alternative diploma in the form of a state-approved equivalency series in the areas of language arts (reading, writing, and comprehension skills), mathematics, science, and social studies.
EBILogoColor-SmlVocational (Career Technical) ProgramsThe Sheriff's Department offers a wide variety of industrial training courses designed to increase the likelihood of employment in specific vocations after release. Here are a few examples of the current and growing list of vocational training courses available:
art educationArt Education:This program develops general art skills, techniques, and aesthetic expression related to artistic and professional practice in the media
AutoshopAutomobile Body Repair and Detailing:This is a comprehensive course that features repairs, maintenance, welding, power tools, metal techniques, spray painting, refinishing and detailing.
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