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Restitution Vs Rehabilitation

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A story on how the state wastes our money This meeting is called to discuss the rehabilitation of the penal system. Jails and prisons are over loaded with inmates costing the tax payers millions of dollars each year. The state needs to come up with a deterrent or other options to help lessen the amount of people being incarcerated for misdemeanors and really focus on crimes that are considered violent felonies, and people who commit identity theft and embezzle money from the elderly. Another matter the needs to be addressed is the collection of restitution. An investigation recovered that over half of the offenders ordered to pay restitution do not and the courts are not enforcing the collection action. Some offender’s argue that the restitution

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