Statistics show the best defense against criminal behavior is an education, and a growing body of evidence shows prison inmates who obtain a post-secondary education while incarcerated are much less likely to re-offend and go back to prison.

This week on Kern County: In Depth, a closer look at Bakersfield College’s Inmate Scholars program. Plus, a one-on-one interview with County Administrative Officer Ryan also about his proposal to place a new low-barrier homeless shelter in Bakersfield.