It costs tens of thousands to house an inmate for a year. Non-violent offenders usually either receive jail time or no punishment at all. Community service, work orders, mandatory rehabilitation therapy, and even some form of public reprimand, including possibly caning like in Singapore (which has a very low crime rate) may achieve better and cheaper results.
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This could be used to help feed the inmate population, hunters nationwide donate hundreds of thousands of pounds of venison and other wild game to soup kitchens and what not. I am sure if they are contacted they would be more then happy to donate venison and other big game meat to the BOP. This would save the BOP Millions of dollars in Meat purchases throughout the year and is also healthier then most of the meat that... more »