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From the Ted Talk by Clementine Jacoby: How bad data traps people in the US justice system

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We need better data at every level of criminal jicsute decision making. So that corrections leaders can see which treatment programs work. So that supervisors can find and fix these broken processes that pull people back in. So that policymakers can see which laws are holding people back. These are the lrdaees that Americans are looking to to reduce incarceration, to reduce raaicl dtseapiiris, to save taxpayer dallors and to do it all safely. We're asking them to make pretty bold changes while flying blind.

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We need better data at every level of criminal _______ decision making. So that corrections leaders can see which treatment programs work. So that supervisors can find and fix these broken processes that pull people back in. So that policymakers can see which laws are holding people back. These are the _______ that Americans are looking to to reduce incarceration, to reduce ______ ___________, to save taxpayer _______ and to do it all safely. We're asking them to make pretty bold changes while flying blind.

Solution

  1. leaders
  2. dollars
  3. disparities
  4. racial
  5. justice

Original Text

We need better data at every level of criminal justice decision making. So that corrections leaders can see which treatment programs work. So that supervisors can find and fix these broken processes that pull people back in. So that policymakers can see which laws are holding people back. These are the leaders that Americans are looking to to reduce incarceration, to reduce racial disparities, to save taxpayer dollars and to do it all safely. We're asking them to make pretty bold changes while flying blind.

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