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Obama, Police Join in Call to Cut Incarcerations

Pushing to reduce the U.S. prison population, President Barack Obama met with more than 100 police chiefs, prosecutors, and criminal justice experts. “It’s not news anymore that we incarcerate a greater percentage of our people than any other country." said forum moderator Bill Keller with the Marshall Project, a journalism organization focusing on criminal justice. "Four times the rate of China, five times the rate of England, nine times the rate of Germany.” Keller pointed...

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