Economic Development

Inmates pay their own cost of incarceration

Reform the Jail system to "allow" white collar type of inmates to pay for their own incarceration in jails that would be more like a hotel than current jails.

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Reduce incarceration rates to match rest of world

jails and prisons should be for violent offenders only. The U.S. has 5% of the worlds population and 25% of the world's incarcerated. 1 out of 100 people in the U.S. are in jail. We jail at a rate 7 times greater than countries in Europe. What is wrong with us? If we reduced our prison population/incarceration rate to the world's average, we would save an incredible amount of money. And we might even ...more »

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