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by Peter Moskos

February 17, 2009

Another Officer Killed

Philadelphia has seen seven officer die in less than three years. That is seven too many.

From an editorial in the Philadelphia Inquirer:
The police say it's not their fault that career criminals aren't in prison; they keep arresting them, but judges' sentences are too lenient.

The judges say it's not their fault; they follow proper sentencing guidelines, but the prisons don't use the time to effectively rehabilitate.

The prisons say they have good programs to rehabilitate inmates, but society doesn't provide the help returning felons need - a good job, for starters - to stay out of trouble.
Read the whole piece here.

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