Excellent interview with Stephen Plunkett from the Sean O'Rourke show, recorded December 22nd, 2015. Stephen discusses the benefits of community interventions and sentencing versus imprisonment, among other things.
The interview can be streamed or downloaded here:
This is a really excellent explanation of the benefits of the Restorative Justice model to victim's of crime. There are also huge benefits to offenders and their families, as well as society in general.