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It’s About Time: Aging Prisoners, Increasing Costs, and Geriatric Release

Accession Number: 024569
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Document

This report, “based upon a statutory review of geriatric release provisions…offers recommendations for responding to the disparities between geriatric release policies and practice” (p.2). Agencies will want to look this document over to see if they are compliant with their own geriatric release laws. These sections follow an executive summary: introduction; background; state approaches to releasing older inmates vary; examining the gap between intent and impact; recommendations; and conclusion.

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Publication Year: 
2010
Length: 
14 pages
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Sponsor(s): 
Pew Charitable Trust. Public Safety Performance Project (Philadelphia, PA)