By Paul Schmitt
In the fourth of a series on the Door County Sheriff race, we asked each candidate about what could be done to stop recidivism and repeat offenders in the criminal justice system. Lieutenant Tammy Sternard says she has an understanding of the local problem.
Chief Deputy Pat McCarty says he supports programs to reduce recidivism but points out another concern.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Corrections statistics in 2010, re-incarceration rates of inmates were 37.1 percent within three years.