A Columbia based law firm wants to help decrease the prison population in S.C.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WJBF) – A Columbia based law firm is looking to help the South Carolina Department of Corrections decrease its prison population by increasing its resources.

The Appleseed Justice Center received $215,000 to help inmates with job preparation, mental health services, and re-entry into society.

Overcrowding remains an issue in most of the state’s prisons due to inmates being released, then they commit another crime.

Staffing also remains an issue.

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