In Finland's "Open Prisons", Inmates have the Keys
“'It’s quite relaxing to be here,' says Hannu Kallio, a convicted drug smuggler. 'We have bunnies.'
The 70 inmates in this facility go to work every day in the greenhouse.
Today, they’re potting seedlings in preparation for a big spring sale.
And yes, there’s a pen of bunnies to hang out with and pet. There are
But there aren't any gates, locks or uniforms — this is an open
prison. Everyone at the Kerava open prison applied to be here. They earn
about $8 an hour, have cell phones, do their grocery shopping in town
and get three days of vacation every couple of months. They pay rent to
the prison; they choose to study for a university degree in town instead
of working, they get a subsidy for it; they sometimes take supervised
camping and fishing trips."