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Singapore West: The Incarceration of 200,000 Californians

As incarceration rates in California continued to increase during the 1990's this report debunks the perceived public safety benefit, through an international comparison.

"...despite its position as a world leader in the percentage of its people that it incarcerates, California manifests an intolerably high incidence of violent crime, on both an absolute and comparative level." 

Singapore West: The Incarceration of 200,000 Californians 

Keywords: incarceration, overcrowding, prisons, public safety, racial disparities, research brief

Posted in Publications, Correctional Institutions

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