Atlanta Corrections Chief Patrick "Pat" Labat Brings Second Chance Program

This pilot program gives inmates an actual job with the City of Atlanta while serving the remainder of their time. Listen as Chief Labat talks about this program and its success.

Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
August 16, 2018 - 1:03 pm
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Chief of Atlanta Corrections, Patrick Labat, has been blazing the trail as a true force in criminal justice reform in Atlanta and beyond. His jail already eliminated virtually all cash bonds and has maintained a simple philosophy, if you give a person a job, you give them a chance. There's now a new program called PATTT 3 (Preparing Adult Offender to Transition Through Training & Therapy). This pilot program gives inmates an actual job with the City of Atlanta while serving the remainder of their time. Listen as Chief Labat talks about this program and its success.