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Veterans are growing old in Florida prisons. This nonprofit has some suggestions for how to fix the issue

Florida’s inmate population today is about 80,000. About 5% of them are confirmed veterans, though that share is likely far larger, research has shown. And ...
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Florida Policy Project Releases Best Practices in Veterans’ Incarceration & Reentry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Florida Policy Project Releases Best Practices in Veterans’ Incarceration & Reentry TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 9, 2023) – Today, the Florida Policy Project released Improving ...
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Elderly population in Florida prisons on the rise, report finds

As crime has dropped over the last two decades, Florida’s incarceration rate has largely stayed the same, and the share of elderly inmates has increased. ...
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Florida Policy Project makes the case for a smarter approach to prisons and incarceration

Two new reports released by the non-partisan research organization, the Florida Policy Project (FPP), shed light on Florida’s criminal justice system. These reports reveal that ...
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Recidivism, elderly health problems among inmates are serious issues in Florida. This nonprofit is offering solutions

Florida has a recidivism problem. Despite a drop in crime of more than 50% between 2000 and 2019, the state’s incarceration rate has remained stable. ...
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Florida prison reform could help people adjust to life after incarceration, reports say

Violent crime in the greater Tampa Bay region has decreased over 20% in the past five years. Despite this drop in crime, incarceration rates remain the same, ...
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