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The reality is, that people are being arrested for minor things that in the past would only have resulted in a ticket or fine, and then…Read More


The Huffington Post
Every year more than 300,000 people are arrested in New York City and roughly 100,000 people cycle through the city jail system at a cost to the taxpayer of $167,731 per incarcerated person per year. Most people held on Rikers Island and other borough specific facilities -- 75 percent -- are awaiting the disposition of their cases and are, thus by…Read More
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