More Dutch Prisons to Close Due to Staggeringly Low Crime Rates

Openhearted Rebel

via Golden Age of Gaia

screen-shot-2017-06-06-at-8-51-46-pm-300x185Good News Network, June 2, 2017, http://tinyurl.com/ya9pttqv

Due to the staggeringly low rates of crime in the Netherlands, five Dutch prisons are going to be closed by autumn.

The announcement comes not long after the Dutch government closed 19 of their prisons in 2013. Government officials addressed the closures by saying that the tiny country simply doesn’t have the capital to maintain such large, unoccupied facilities.

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