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Louisiana releasing more than 1,900 inmates early; here’s why

The guiding light of criminal justice reform has been the fact that being the incarceration capital of the world has not made us any safer for the last decade. Today's release is the first step and we have many more to go. The good news is that we have a committed, bipartisan team of legislators, sheriffs, victim advocacy groups, district attorneys, business leaders and community stakeholders who are determined to work together to invest in our state and find the best path forward.

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