Monday, June 26, 2017

Prisoner release leads to increased larceny

“In other words, the number of former inmates on the streets has grown considerably since realignment began,” the report said.

The report . . . finds the new incarceration policy increased property crime for each realigned offender who is no longer detained by 1 to 1.5 per year.

Violent crime rates, according to the report, have remained steady, suggesting no realignment correlated increase.

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