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Truth in Sentencing is not a thing

As many Law Enforcement officers will tell you, there is a revolving door of sorts in the judicial system. Some criminals seem to get into a cycle of in and out of prison multiple times over a period of years. Laclede County Sheriff David Millsap tells Regional Radio News that about 2 percent of the criminals are the same people….

Sheriff Millsap said even the judge’s hands are tied in some circumstances….

He said he feels that the remedy for certain repeat offenders should be simple…


Millsap said he would like to see “truth in sentencing” to follow the federal model.


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