It’s more expensive to do nothing….Criminal Justice at a Crossroads


Statistics

1970: California population is 16 Million
10,000 are Incarcerated at a cost of $500 Million per year
2008: California population is 34 Million
176,000 are incarcerated at a cost of $11 Billion per year*
* Cost includes average base salary of $74,000 per state prison employee
1970: US Total Cost in 2008 was $46 Billion per year
2.38 million people are in US Prisons
1 in 32 people are in the criminal justice system in the US*
* includes probation & parole
a feature documentary by award-winning director Alan Swyer
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2 thoughts on “It’s more expensive to do nothing….Criminal Justice at a Crossroads

  1. Hi Loki, so great to ‘meet’ you…. I am Carol, blog owner and I love what you have done! I had to share….please keep up the awesome work, society needs to know the truth and from there, we can finally find solutions that help, not hinder us! Keep in touch- would love to do a feature article on you for OmTimes Magazine!!

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