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Tipping Point: Maryland's Overuse of Incarceration and the Impact on Public Safety

This policy brief updates and continues the analysis contained in our October 2003 report, Race and Incarceration in Maryland, and highlights the large number of people being removed from Maryland communities and its impact on public safety.


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Keywords: Brief, Crime, Incarceration, Maryland, Prison Population, Public Safety, State & Local Policy

Posted in Criminal Justice (Adult)

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