City Journal: “It’s Time to Compstat Corrections”

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http://www.city-journal.org/html/13_2_how_to_straighten.html Every day, the nation's prisons release a walking crime wave: 70 percent of state convicts are re-arrested for a felony or serious misdemeanor within three years of their release, the Manhattan Institute's City Journal reports. A Justice Department study found that convicts let out from the prisons of 15 states in 1994 had been charged by 1997 with 2,900 homicides, 2,400 kidnappings, 2,400 rapes, 3,200 other sexual assaults, 21,200 robberies, 54 . . .

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