How Charleston, S.C., is Cutting Jail Population

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Lockup has gotten a lot less crowded in Charleston, S.C. Over the past two years, the number of admissions at the county jail has dropped 30 percent, in turn bringing the daily population down by 10 percent, Governing reports. It’s not that lots of criminals have gotten out of the game or moved elsewhere. Rather, law enforcement and the criminal justice . . .

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