Gary Hill is the chief executive officer of CEGA Services in Lincoln, Nebraska (USA) and president
of Contact Center, Inc., a private, nonprofit, international information and referral clearinghouse working in the areas of human services, criminal justice and illiteracy. Hill has been working in the field of corrections since 1964 and is the recipient of the American Correctional Association’s highest award. On special assignment to United Nations organizations, he has drafted more than forty training manuals in support of formal training programs for prison workers. Gary is the Staff Training and Development Director of the International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA) and works with several Institutes of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Program. He served on the United Nations Committee of Experts which prepared the update of the United Nations Standards for the Treatment of Offenders (the Mandela Rules) and the development of the standards for female offenders (the Bangkok Rules). For the Best Practices Unit of the United Nations Office of Peacekeeping Operations, Gary reviewed the corrections activities associated with UN Peacekeeping and prepared a “Lessons Learned” document and a Guidebook for use in future missions. He serves as an expert on three Council of Europe projects dealing with prison radicalization. In January 2017 Gary was appointed as one of 18 commissioners of the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections.
As multiple polls show, the vast majority of the seventy-million Americans who voted for Trump continue to put their faith in him as their president. In the face of so little evidence of voter fraud, why do so many people still believe his outlandish claims about the stolen election? Why do they think he should […]
The arrest of a returning foreign fighter earlier this month in Spain, suspected of planning a terrorist attack, highlights the persistence of the jihadi threat in Europe. This follows a spate of terrorist attacks and plots across Europe in the latter part of 2020, notably in France and Austria. The sum of these attacks reflects […]
Political violence associated with the far-right and ethnically and racially motivated extremism is widely seen as a growing threat across the globe. Right-wing extremists have, in recent years, carried out acts of mass murder, political assassination and, most recently, even mounted an armed insurrection against the US Capitol in Washington DC. Many other plots have […]