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The United States has had a tough crime policy for the last 50 years. With sayings such as, "Do the crime, do the time". We now have huge prison populations and one of the highest incarceration rates in the world. And add in the, "War on Drugs" and we have a soup of problems. There are three ideas behind this system. One is retribution, this is tough sentences for the crimes. The second one is keeping people in jail to keep the crime from happening. The third is called deference, the punishment will deter an offender.
We have spent 1 trillion dollars on tough crime policies. We have also spent 1 trillion on the war on drugs.
We have 70% of the offenders returning to prison within the next 5 years. Of this population 60% have mental health problems and 80% have substance abuse problems. Add on to this that 50% to 60% have had a traumatic brain injury and the soup gets thicker. The thinking processes and some of the underdeveloped brains of this population, keep the mill running.
There is limited help in the prison system to address these problems. The addictions added on to the thinking problems and trauma and poverty, This system needs some help.
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