Washington State Sheriffs Protest Early Releases

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http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/130079_inmates09.html Sheriffs in Washington State gathered yesterday outside two state prisons to protest the early release of 283 inmates across the state last week, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer says. "The sheriffs have come together today to speak in one, loud voice," King County Sheriff Dave Reichert said. "This is a huge step in the wrong direction." The sheriffs are concerned about a new state law that allows sentences to be reduced by as much as half as reward for good behavior. The old . . .

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