§25-6-1. Purpose of article.

The purpose of this article is to establish a program of boot camps that will encourage boot camp inmates to become responsible, productive citizens by providing academic education, social skills, education, physical wellness program, self-discipline programs, substance abuse treatment and vocational education and counseling. It is the aim of the Legislature that such a program will create a more positive environment for both inmates and correctional employees who operate the boot camp; and that will reduce the recidivism rate of persons so incarcerated.