http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/pubs-sum/197018.htm In response to rising crime rates, many states and localities created military-style boot camps as an alternative sanction that might reduce recidivism, prison populations, and operating costs. A new analysis by the U.S. Justice Department finds that the camps "have had difficulty meeting these objectives. Boot camps proliferated in the late 1980s and early . . .
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