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Saturday, May 21, 2005

Police Criticize High Rates of Non-Prosecution in New Orleans

Many arrests in New Orleans are not accepted for prosecution by the DA's office--60% of violent crimes are declined.  Factors may include turnover in the DA's office, lack of evidence and lack of cooperation between police and prosecutors. [Jack Chin]

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