Eliminate Parole and Reduce Crime

What is the real purpose for paroling a prisoner before they serve their complete sentence?  A former state attorney general told me that there are a number of reasons for parole, but the bottom line is to help alleviate overcrowding in jails and prisons.  I then asked him how many more crimes were committed by people out on parole and he told me the rate was quite high and that was one of the negatives about the parole program. I recall one case some years back when a man that had been paroled Read more […]