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Employment, Wages and Public Safety

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In Category : Reentry, Community Reinvestment, Policing, Racial Equity

Increased employment is associated with positive public safety outcomes. Researchers have found that from 1992 to 1997, a time when the unemployment rate dropped 33 percent, “slightly more than 40 percent of the decline [in overall property crime rate] can be attributed to the decline in unemployment.”


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