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Resource ID: #5270
Subject: Criminal Justice System
Source: Ledger (Lakeland, Fla.)
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Date: Nov. 1 and 22; and Dec. 27, 1987

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The Ledger (Lakeland, Fla.) runs articles detailing problems with criminal justice system in Polk County: violent offenders were getting sentences reduced and being released early; state attorney's office was inefficient in prosecuting cases, losing paperwork, not showing up in court; suspects were being released without bond to reduce jail crowding, November-December 1987.

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