Very thought provoking article. Thanks.

That said, dock someone’s pay will only work if they are employed. Crime is tied to poverty in many instances so docking pay will not solve the problem. This would mean that the poor would once more be incarcerated at a higher rate as people with money.

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Well done Audra ...

Only violent criminals should be incarcerated.

For far longer and with far higher standards for parole.

Non-violent law offenders should never be incarcerated, they should face fines or community service, the level of fines and period of community service in proportion to the severity of infringement.

The priority for nonviolent law infringement however should be on compensation of the victims.

If there are no victims, DUI aside, there is no crime.

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