(1) That persons committed to correctional institutions of the state for whom release is available for crimes be afforded appropriate treatment to reestablish their ability to live peaceably, consistent with the protection of the community;
(2) That persons committed to correctional institutions of the state be released at the earliest possible date, consistent with public safety;
(3) To establish a just, humane and efficient corrections program; and
(4) To avoid duplication and waste of effort and money on
the part of public and private agencies.
(b) This section shall be construed in favor of public safety.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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