Area Sheriffs Analyze Effects of Cutting Incarceration

by Ruth Leubecker

The spiraling costs of a criminal justice system have led to official proposals to reduce incarceration for lesser crimes. 

Although a controversial proposition, 130 seasoned law enforcement professionals from all 50 states recently launched Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration. Believing that incarceration and crime can be cut simultaneously, the group seeks to shift its methods to address today’s alarming numbers.

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Zablotny Record Chronicles ‘Health Care Nightmare’

by Ruth Leubecker

Seven years after Reid Emery discharged himself from the hospital against medical advice and subsequently died in the snow, the legal wrangling to decide the case continues.

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