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East Texas counties find methods to cut jail populations

East Texas counties find methods to cut jail populations
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POSTED: Monday, June 18, 2012 - 8:11am

UPDATED: Monday, August 27, 2012 - 10:18am

Steps to ease crowding at the Gregg County Jail have resulted in the smallest jail population in years — largely the result of a pragmatic plan to shift punishment from incarceration to rehabilitation or treatment. 

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Bringing back the chain gang will cut the population in a hurry!

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