Mark Farnham http://wyomingpublicradio.net en A crime victim and perpetrator talk about how their unlikely friendship came to be http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/crime-victim-and-perpetrator-talk-about-how-their-unlikely-friendship-came-be-0 <p>Stephen Watt and Mark Farnham are best friends. But it’s a friendship that came out of violent circumstances. Wyoming Public Radio’s Irina Zhorov spoke to both of them at the Torrington Medium Correctional Institution, where Farnham is an inmate. In the first part, Watt and Farnham talk about how they met. In the second, they discuss how their friendship has changed their lives, they say, for the better, and their desire to work towards more restorative justice programs in the criminal justice system.&nbsp;</p><p><em>This story first aired June 21, 2013 on Wyoming Public Radio.</em></p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 20:20:49 +0000 Irina Zhorov 45125 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net A crime victim and perpetrator talk about how their unlikely friendship came to be A crime victim and perpetrator talk about how their unlikely friendship came to be http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/crime-victim-and-perpetrator-talk-about-how-their-unlikely-friendship-came-be <p>Restorative justice is an approach to dealing with crime that put the victim of the crime front and center and considers how the offense affected the community, rather than looking at it as an isolated incident. Wyoming Public Radio’s Irina Zhorov has a three part series about restorative justice efforts in Wyoming, starting with a case study. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:41:37 +0000 Irina Zhorov & Stephen Watt and Mark Farnham 42649 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net A crime victim and perpetrator talk about how their unlikely friendship came to be Watt and Farnham discuss the benefits of restorative justice in their lives http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/watt-and-farnham-discuss-benefits-restorative-justice-their-lives <p>Restorative justice is an approach to dealing with crime that put the victim of the crime front and center and considers how the offense affected the community, rather than looking at it as an isolated incident. Wyoming Public Radio has a three part series about restorative justice efforts in Wyoming.</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:30:37 +0000 Irina Zhorov & Stephen Watt and Mark Farnham 42647 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Watt and Farnham discuss the benefits of restorative justice in their lives