No Photo Available

Last Update

2016-11-12T00:00:00.000Z

This profile was last updated on .

Is this you? Claim your profile.

Wrong Brian Fischer?

Mr. Brian S. Fischer

HQ Phone: (518) 457-5400

Get ZoomInfo Grow

+ Get 10 Free Contacts a Month

Please agree to the terms and conditions

I agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. I understand that I will receive a subscription to ZoomInfo Grow at no charge in exchange for downloading and installing the ZoomInfo Contact Contributor utility which, among other features, involves sharing my business contacts as well as headers and signature blocks from emails that I receive.

New York State Department

625 Broadway

Albany, New York 12233

United States

Company Description

The New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Occupational Health and Injury Prevention is committed to the prevention of workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. The Bureau conducts a number of public health programs to identify occupational d ... more

Find other employees at this company (24,923)

Background Information

Affiliations

Board Member
Puppies Behind Bars Inc

Board of Advisors Member
Greenburger Center

Board Member
Hudson Link

Member
Superintendents Association

Member
North American Wardens

Member of Correctional Intelligence, Correctional Safety, Executive Committee
Re-Entry and Community Corrections

Member of Correctional Intelligence, Correctional Safety, Executive Committee
Racial Disparity

Member of Correctional Intelligence, Correctional Safety, Executive Committee
Legal Issues

Board Member
Allegany County

Member of the Standards Committee
American Correctional Association

Member of the Standards Committee
New York Sentencing Commission

Education

B.S.

Psychology

Upsala College

Bachelor’s Degree

Psychology

Master's Degree

Professional Studies

Web References (197 Total References)


Board of Directors | Puppies Behind Bars

www.puppiesbehindbars.com [cached]

Brian Fischer

Commissioner, New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (retired)


Board of Directors | Puppies Behind Bars

www.puppiesbehindbars.org [cached]

Brian Fischer

Commissioner, New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (ret.)


Matter of Frazier v Fischer (2014 NY Slip Op 00047) – NYPTI

www.nypti.org [cached]

Brian Fischer, Commissioner, New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, Respondent.


When Prison Gets Old » Correctional Association of New York: Correctional Association of New York: A Force for Progressive Change in the Criminal Justice System Since 1844

www.correctionalassociation.org [cached]

Brian Fischer, Commissioner, New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision


The Real Cost of Prisons Weblog: Sentencing Archives

realcostofprisons.org [cached]

"I would argue that the right people are being sentenced to prison," said Brian Fischer, New York state's prison commissioner. "Was prison the best alternative for drug abusers? Clearly it was not."

While Fischer also favors diverting nonviolent mentally ill offenders to achieve further downsizing -- "that's the goal," he said -- he doesn't plan to close any more than the nine prisons shuttered since 2009.
...
The downsizing is embraced by Fischer, reform advocates and, even, the District Attorneys Association of the State of New York, which had long resisted drug-law changes that would cede some prosecutorial power to judges.
...
Fischer, the prison commissioner, attributed the growth to new mental health and disciplinary programs required under law and in settlement of a lawsuit against the system, expanded sex offender treatment and increasing personnel costs.
When he announced the latest closure plans last June, Gov.
...
Two-thirds of the state's prisons saw double-digit percentage declines in population since 2000, the Journal analysis found, and Fischer, the prison commissioner, would like to see other inmates diverted.
"If alternatives work rather well for nonviolent drug offenders," he said, "we should talk about alternatives that we don't have now for people with mental illness or medical problems," especially as the population ages.

Similar Profiles

Other People with this Name

Other people with the name Fischer

Brendon Fischer
Melco Crown Entertainment Limited

Todd Fischer
ABM Industries Incorporated

Elisabeth Fischer
Columbus Regional Hospital

Alex Fischer
Bay & Bay Transportation

Cheryl Fischer
Winxnet Inc

City Directory Icon

Browse ZoomInfo's Business Contact Directory by City

People Directory Icon

Browse ZoomInfo's
Business People Directory

Company Directory Icon

Browse ZoomInfo's
Advanced Company Directory