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Serving People from Arrest to Reintegration

City Spending Rises on Programs to Help Inmates Leave Jail

  • Organization: New York City Independent Budget Office
  • Author: Kerry Spitzer
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Monday, June 01, 2009
  • Submitted: Wednesday, June 03, 2009
  • Attachment(s): PDF

New York state funding has increased for programs assisting inmates in entering society after short stays in jail. Much of the spending comes from agencies that are not typically involved in the criminal justice system, and these programs are all geared towards lowering recidivism.


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