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Singleton: Proposed Reforms Boost Chances for Offenders to Re-enter Society Successfully

(TRENTON) — Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) had the following published Wednesday in The Times of Trenton:

“One in every 15 African-American men and one in every 36 Hispanic men is incarcerated in the United States, compared with one in every 106 white men.

“Leading experts from across the political and criminal justice spectra agree. The current system benefits no one. Not the individuals who are disproportionately incarcerated. Not the communities held hostage by the cycle of recidivism. And not the law-abiding taxpayers across the country who are forced to shoulder the cost of the highest incarceration rate in the developed world…”

To read the rest of Assemblyman Singleton’s op-ed, click here.