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States That Slashed Their Prison Populations Have Seen Disproportionate Drops In Crime, Too

mintpressnews.com — Crime rate go down at a higher rate than the national average, according to a new report from the Sentencing Project. The United States still has the highest incarceration rate in the world, but those few states that managed to significantly reduce their prison population over the last decade saw benefits other than reduced lock-up costs.