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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Catch and Release

KSHB has a good report here on Jackson County and the perception (and perhaps reality) that a lot of burglars get arrested, only to be quickly released back into the community. The prosecutor's office argues that it does a good job getting convictions, but says that jail overcrowding means that a lot of suspects are released until they go to trial. (They only have so much room and would rather lock up murder suspects, authorities say.)

Hat Tip: Saw this via Tony's Kansas City!

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