An analysis of criminal justice data from 1994 through 1998 shows that Minnesota has at least 8,700 chronic offenders -- people booked more than 11 times in that five year period. The state's justice system is routinely recycling these habitual offenders back into the community where they flout the law with little serious consequences. How the costs add up. For the vistims: disrupted lives, tragic losses, violated trust. How the analysis identified offenders.