Crime in Harris County Essay by Brad7

Crime in Harris County
A look at crime restricting methods by the government of Harris County in the U.S, and their effectiveness.
# 9319 | 2,450 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2002
Published on Feb 01, 2003 in Criminology (General)

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A study of the trends of crime and punishment in Harris County whose public prosecutors are known to be among the strictest in the country. This paper examines statistics regarding crime rates, prison sentences and jail occupation to see if the strict policy pays off. The criminal justice system of Harris County is also detailed.

From the Paper:

"Situated in the State of Texas, Harris County is considered to be the third largest county in the United States. According to the latest estimates, its population is about three million people. It covers an area of about 1788 square miles. The Harris County Government has established several offices, courts, organizations, and agencies that work for the reduction of crime within the county. The county government is continuously working to improve the quality of service being delivered to its citizens."

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