American Crime Costs & Statistics

Several states including California and Arizona have used early grade test scores to assist in forecasting required prison capacity growth. (Corrections Digest, April 12, 2002)

Louisiana (the Worlds Prison Capitol), Georgia, Oklahoma & several other states have incarceration rates 20 times that of incarceration rates in most other industrialized nations.

Federal Prisons are 131% of design capacity – 2015 18 states are over capacity. 800% increase in women in prison since 1980.
It would be a smart to know the cost of crime and compute how much money to spend to end it.

These statistics and research calculate crime in America today and its cost…

Valuing Other People’s Children

The U.S. rates badly among industrialized nations in how we treat and value children. America is the only nation in the world to not sign the International Rights of the Child Treaty.
Today’s post by Safe Passage for Children of MN shows how badly our state compares to the rest of the nation in protecting at risk children.
“What we do to our children they will do to society”.
This statement is as true today as it was 2000 years ago when Pliny the Elder made it.
All Adults Are the Protector of All Children