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Article From Percy Pitzer on Incarceration in America.

July 16, 2015

I agree with the President on this one. When I started in the Prison system in 1973, America's prison population was around 200,000. Today it's 2.2 million. It's mainly because of minimum manditory sentences creating unreasonable sentences, tough on crime rather than smart on crime and politics. When…

Percy Pitzer Article Published in ABA on Overincarceration

May 13, 2013

Executive Vice President, COO and former warden, Percy Pitzer just published a thought provoking article on over-incarceration and its impact on the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), appearing in the Spring 2013 edition of the American Bar Association publication Criminal Justice, and appearing here…