The prison system in this country has a lot of issues. If we can take steps to reduce offenders' chances of recidivism and improve offender's life we should take them. Prisons in the U.S. are getting overpopulated. The government needs to take steps to reduce the chances recidivism and cut down on these kinds of issues. They need to help them with mental health issues and provide them with a descent education to allow them to become productive members of society.