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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

America's Incarcerated

  • Aired: 04/24/2015
  • 09:40
  • Rating: NR
The US has more people in prison than any other country in the world, but public policy professor Steven Raphael suggests that "instead of spending so much money on incarcerating very old inmates we could use that money to hire more police, have anti-violence interventions for youth, and be more proactive about having a society that is less violent and generates more productive citizens."
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If the crime rate has been declining steadily, why are so many Americans in prison?
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