Brief Jails Packed? Cut Recidivism
Caterina Gouvis Roman, John Roman
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Overcrowded jails and more spending for incarceration aren't predestined. In a Philadelphia Daily News commentary, two Urban Institute researchers explain how programs to help repeat offenders return successfully to society can cut crime and save money.
Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety
Tags Corrections Policing and community safety
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center