Arizona Prison Overcrowding a “Dangerous Crisis”

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http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/1017A11.html Drug users, drunken drivers, probation violators and other non-violent offenders are crowding into understaffed Arizona prisons in record droves, fueling a dangerous and unprecedented crisis, reports the Arizona Republic. The state's prison population has grown nearly seven times as fast as the state's population over the past two decades as inmates who receive little if any rehabilitation return to the lockup again and again. With 4,200 inmates over capacity and the potential for danger if officers . . .

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