Russell Simmons: Prisons profiting from putting kids in jail

The cost of interpersonal violence in the United States reaches 3.3% of GDP, according to the World Health Organization, with juvenile violence accounting for 46.6% of total costs from violent crime. Around 93,000 young people are held in juvenile detention facilities throughout the United States, costing states around $5.7 billion each year.

Source: finance.yahoo.com

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