Strategies and TradeoffseBook - 2012
Criminal justice expenditures have more than doubled since the 1980s, dramatically increasing costs to the public. With state and local revenue shortfalls resulting from the recent recession, the question of whether crime control can be accomplished either with fewer resources or by investing those resources in areas other than the criminal justice system is all the more relevant. Controlling Crime considers alternative ways to reduce crime that do not sacrifice public safety. Among the topics considered here are criminal justice system reform, social policy, and government policies affecting.
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 624 pages) : illustrations