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Topic: Alternatives to incarceration

Alternatives to incarceration are community-based programs and interventions that aim to address the root causes of criminal behavior and promote rehabilitation instead of punishment.

More on: Alternatives to incarceration

The podcast episodes discuss the potential benefits of alternatives to incarceration, such as diversion programs, community-based support systems, and a shift away from punitive approaches to public safety.

For example, episode 4176 touches on the need for systematic changes to address racial disparities and prioritize rehabilitation over mass incarceration, while episode 932 highlights initiatives like rate my judge, court watch, and Measure J that promote judicial accountability and community investment.

Episode 54049 also discusses the work done in Los Angeles County towards developing alternatives to incarceration and the challenges faced in implementation.

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