What similarities can be drawn between soup and correctional facilities? Both involve a variety of ingredients that must be combined in the correct ratios for success. For soup, the choice of types and brands of ingredients can make or break the outcome; for correctional facilities, different factors such as policies, staffing, procedures and funding could be the difference between success and failure. Join along as detention and corrections expert, Brian Lee, uses the metaphor of creating the perfect soup recipe to explain why having a balanced approach in planning, managing, and operating correctional facilities is so important.


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Brian Lee

Vice President

Brian joined CGL after serving with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) for over 22 years as a detention officer and deputy chief. He held several positions at various jail divisions within the agency and was previously the Chairman of the Maricopa County Smart Justice (Re-entry) Council consisting of multiple departments within the Maricopa County criminal justice system. Brian has been active in the reduction of recidivism in the county jail system and promoting more efficient public safety through the...