The Crime Report
April 3, 2018

“U.S. Attorney Michael Hurst announced Project EJECT, and has charged 35 people since he first announced the anti-crime initiative in late 2017. In the next two months, 13 people are going to trial before a federal jury of their peers to decide whether they will be among the first ejected from Jackson under the strategy that Hurst, Freeze and Sessions embrace, with (qualified) support from the City of Jackson.

But the program has already prompted skepticism from community residents, criminologists and reformers from all sides of the political spectrum.”

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