The state is absolutely not trying to shift the cost of crime to the neighborhoods. What we need is a balanced approach that best utilizes scarce resources.So how did the state intervene with Darren Hardemon?
People in Tennessee have made it clear they don’t want higher taxes. This means we need to manage our budget so that we are intervening with less serious offenders as appropriate to reduce recidivism.
Monday, July 06, 2009
Do you read anything between the lines of Tennessee Department of Corrections Commissioner George Little's comments to News 2 reporter Andy Cordan in the wake of the North End serial burglar Darren Hardemon's recent release and crime spree?