Colorado Budget Crisis Ends Much Crime Prevention

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http://www.denverpost.com/Stories/0,1413,36~53~1632698,00.html Denver police Capt. Joseph Padilla used to refer young toughs on the verge of gang initiation to youth-intervention programs, the Denver Post says. Now, "We have no service providers to send them to," he. "There's no prevention." Since last summer, the Post reports, millions of government dollars have evaporated from prevention programs that pair counselors with teenagers considered most likely to join gangs or other criminal enterprises. As a result . . .

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