Strategies explored to reduce crime | – Sun Journal

RALEIGH — The state of North Carolina will partner with the Council of State Government’s Justice Center to take a broad look at the state’s corrections system to see if money can be reinvested in strategies that reduce crime.

“Our prison population is growing at a faster rate than the rest of our state,” said Rep. Alice Bordsen, D-Alamance, who sees the study as an opportunity to reduce prison recidivism rates.

“There’s no magic bullet,” Bordsen said. “There won’t be overnight changes and it won’t be easy.”

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