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Probation and Parole
A look at the costs vs. benefits of incarcerating criminals.
# 121477 | 1,000 words | 6 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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This paper considers the question of whether there is a benefit to incarcerating criminals. The paper looks at the costs compared to the benefits, and makes suggestions on what might work to improve the situation.

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"Keeping criminals in prison costs the taxpayers billions of dollars a year. (Freedman) The latest figures from the National Institute for Corrections indicates the average cost of keeping an inmate in prison for a year. In New York, the cost was ... and other states ranged from a low of ... to ... a high of... Federal and state prisons held prisoners as of December according to statistics from the Bureau of Justice. This computes to billion a year. It is hard to justify as Freedman says, this kind..."

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