Cities Begin to Challenge a Bedrock of Justice: They’re Paying Criminals Not to Kill
The Washington Post
March 26, 2016

” … when Holmes was released from prison last year, officials in this city offered something unusual to try to keep him alive: money. They began paying Holmes as much as $1,000 a month not to commit another gun crime.
“Cities across the country, beginning with the District of Columbia, are moving to copy Richmond’s controversial approach because early indications show it has helped reduce homicide rates.”

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