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Build more prisons

Peter Partyka Preston

Publication: The Day

Published 01/27/2014 12:00 AM
Updated 01/24/2014 04:22 PM

Regarding the letter, "Correcting injustices of racist penal system," (Jan. 17). The reason the prison system is overcrowded is these people are criminals! We do not need early release. What we need is additional prisons. Take a hard look at the alumni who graduate early or get their diplomas upon graduation from the gray bar university. Some of these men students have a longer conviction record than the inseams on their prison pants.

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