Remember Boot Camps? Here’s Why They Failed

Print More

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 . . .

Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!