What’s Happening in Prisons? Crime rates flat while prisons bulge.
By DAVID CRARY, AP 2008-02-28 Nation News
NEW YORK – For the first time in U.S. history, more than one of every 100 adults is in jail or prison, according to a new report documenting America’s rank as the world’s No. 1 incarcerator. It urges states to curtail corrections spending by placing fewer low-risk offenders behind bars. Go to: What’s Happening in Prisons?