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Alternatives to a New Jail

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Denver isn’t the only city struggling with jail-overcrowding and decisions over building a new justice center and how to fund it. In Texas, Travis County is facing the same dilemma. Some good suggestions have been made there to alleviate the problem without resorting to a new jail and justice center. Among them:

Until some or all of these approaches have been tried, who’s to say we need to spend the money on a new jail and justice center?

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