Study suggests tracking ex-cons to ea...

Study suggests tracking ex-cons to ease prison overcrowding

There are 2 comments on the Charleston Daily Mail story from Jan 22, 2013, titled Study suggests tracking ex-cons to ease prison overcrowding. In it, Charleston Daily Mail reports that:

A national nonprofit group says West Virginia could save millions of dollars over the next five years - and avoid building a new prison - if it kept closer tabs on inmates once they leave the prison system and increased substance abuse treatment programs for ex-cons. Gov.

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bystander

Chesapeake, OH

#1 Jan 23, 2013
If the person is not on probation or parole and have met all of the guidelines for release, is the state going to make a new type of supervision. That would call for additional personnel and that calls for more money.
curious creeker

Charleston, WV

#2 Jan 24, 2013
I suppose it's according to how serious the crime and with drug addicts perhaps more "pee" tests. The idea is to keep them fromm going back to jail and causing the overcrowding - guess its cheaper to mnoniter than to HOUSE..

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