Monthly Archives: March 2015

Florida leads nation in longer prison sentences, study finds. Jails and prisons are a necessity, but also a part of the problem. Here is a solution to stop corruption in our jails and prisons.

TALLAHASSEE — Thanks to its gung-ho approach to lengthening jail time, Florida led the charge in beefing up prison sentences during the past two decades at a taxpayer cost of more than $1 billion a year, according to a new study by the Pew Center on the States. The nonprofit organization’s report, titled “Time Served: […] Read the Rest…

Helping Our Kids – School Administrators And Board Members Need To Wake-Up

CAN SCHOOLS DO BETTER? I get asked all the time, what is the problem with the youth of today? We read in the papers and see on TV all the negative things our young people do. Yes, some of it is true and we as a society should be looking for answers and ways to […] Read the Rest…

“Gangster Redemption” the book by: Larry Lawton & Peter Golenbock

Read below to review Larry’s Book/Screenplay Proposal “Gangster Redemption”   How Ex-Con Larry Lawton’s Life Has Inspired Thousands of Kids to Stay Out of Prison A Goodfella Becomes a Good Guy How America’s most notorious jewel thief got rich, got caught, and got his life back on track By Larry Lawton Founder of Lawton911 and […] Read the Rest…

Spring Break: What Parents Need To Know – Stay informed – Reality Check Program

Spring Break: What Parents Need to Know Read this article by: Carleton Kendrick, Ed.M., LCSW ABC’s nightly TV news broadcast their annual spring break expose. At mid-afternoon teenagers were fall-down drunk and incoherent. Scantily clad girls enthusiastically lifted their tops and exposed their breasts to car after car packed with cheering, leering boys. A condom […] Read the Rest…

What is prison abuse? By: Larry Lawton

I would like to say, I am not a bleeding heart liberal who believes all people in jail or prison are innocent or really good people. Not so, there are animals in prison, and believe me, I know, I lived there. There are also good people who made bad mistakes and are trying to pay […] Read the Rest…

Prison Abuse – Disgusting, But It Can Be Fixed – By: Larry Lawton

Prison Abuse: A human rights issue that is out of control. Sadly, this is not uncommon. When you read the article below, you will become outraged. How dare the US condemn other nations for human rights issues with this going on. As a man who was thrown in the “hole’ for years, strapped down naked, […] Read the Rest…

The Problem with College Drinking

Published on January 29th, 2015 by: Quitalcohol.com it is definietky worth re-posting with their permission. As 2013 high school graduations are wrapping up around the country, millions of young adults are preparing for a new stage in their young lives. Many will be leaving home for the first time and will be experiencing new freedom […] Read the Rest…

My son is 12 and with spring break upon us, how do I keep him on track?

Answer: I am assuming you are talking about his grades and school work.  If that is the case, it is a year round project to teach your teenage son.  I expressed this in my parenting program all the time. I suggest you do weekly projects with your son.  That will keep him in the here […] Read the Rest…

The Reality Check Program – It Lasts – A Must Read

Larry Lawton received a Facebook message from a young man who went through the Reality Check Program three years ago. This is why we do what we do. Joshua Wall (21) Facebook Message to Larry Lawton on 3/10/15. (verbatim) Joshua attended the Reality Check Program on 3/3/12.  (He was 18 at the time)  Below the […] Read the Rest…