Carl Wicklund

Executive Director, American Probation and Parole Association

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Executive Director of the American Probation and Parole Association

Carl Wicklund on KCRW

Politicians always want to be “tough on crime,” but with states facing budget crises, can they afford to be?

Tough-on-Crime Policies Overwhelm Shrinking State Budgets

Politicians always want to be “tough on crime,” but with states facing budget crises, can they afford to be?

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