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California let 30,000 people out of prison and the crime rate didn't change

In 2011, the State of California released more than 27,500 inmates from state prison as the result of a court order. A recent study, published online by the journal Criminology and Public Policy, is among the first to evaluate the effect of these releases  316 more words

Economics and Incarceration

Harsh Criminal Justice Policies Hurt The Economy, White House Says

The economy is rarely something we associate with the criminal justice system due to the other persistent issues arising. 713 more words

Let's Focus On The Real Cirminals

Most of the people police are arresting are people with small amounts of pot. Half of the drug busts in America are for marijuana. The number of arrests related to marijuana law violations in the U.S. 299 more words

Marijuana

Scandinavian Exceptionalism

The Netherlands keeps having to close its prisons due to a lack of prisoners.

At a time when punitive punishment is at an all time high, to hear of prisons closing (and staying closed!) sounds like a surreal concept. 523 more words

USA Crime Rates by City

According to Protection1 Security Solutions, the top 10 USA cities with the highest crime rate are as follows:

  1. Detroit, MI
  2. St. Louis, MO
  3. Oakland, CA…
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Crime Rates

Strategic Planning

Planning the future is always important for an organization, but especially the police. Attached is a survey to get broad input from community members.  Please take a few minutes out of your day to give EPD some guidance in planning what’s next. 40 more words