See the Bureau of Prisons recent report on prison overcrowding and its effects. Thanks to Tony for sharing this link.
David M. Kennedy, author of Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America, and the director for the Center for Crime Prevention and Control, will be appearing in Madison October 3rd and 4th.
After a fair amount of sleuthing and reading between typos and incomplete information in 3 different announcements, I think his appearance schedule will be as follows:
My son recommended this Chappelle show classic.
Does it infringe on our freedom to make it impossible to commit crimes?
Pete: I’m not sure that this op-ed piece actually contributes that much (and rides on a certain sensationalism about the topic), but I suppose it does raise awareness and offers at least one construct.
In an effort to improve revenue, courts are turning to businesses that specialize in collections, resulting in costs that can reach thousands of dollars for a minor traffic offense.
A new type of investment pays real dividends for prevention programs that reduce crime, homelessness and other problems.
The halfway houses from hell in New Jersey are part of a broader pattern in which essential functions of government are being both privatized and degraded.