Thursday June 24, 2021

Three-strikes law costly, not successful as crime deterrent

Contrary to what police, politicians and the public believe about the effectiveness of California’s three-strikes law, research by a University of California, Riverside criminologist has found that the get-tough-on-criminals policy voters approved in 1994 has done nothing to reduce the crime rate, and it’s costly: The state spends approximately $57,500 to house one inmate for one year.  More…

Posted by at October 14, 2012
Filed in category: Crime, Law, Obvious,

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