Dr. Reggie Wilkinson is the former director of Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. He was the longest tenured corrections director in the United States until he stepped down. During his tenure, he wrote numerous journal articles on a variety of subjects related to correctional facilities. In his talk at Marion Correctional, Dr. Wilkinson posits that common courtesy and every day manners can help reduce crime and the recidivism rate.

If people were more mannerly, more respectful, then I think we wouldn't even be put in a position in the first place that crime would be a possibility. That bad behavior would be a possibility...

The Impact of Manners - Reggie Wilkinson - TEDxMarionCorrectional10:37

The Impact of Manners - Reggie Wilkinson - TEDxMarionCorrectional

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