Excessive sentences & increasing reliance on no parole is counterproductive.
2>"Police deter crime by increasing the perception that
criminals will be caught & punished. Strategies that use the police as 'sentinels,' such as hot spots policing, are particularly effective."
We send more & more people to #prison for longer & longer periods--many for life--when handcuffs & radios would work BETTER.
may desensitize many to the threat of future imprisonment."
A large review of studies found incarceration has a null or mild impact on the likelihood a person will commit another crime compared to non-custodial penalties.