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    I was speaking to a good friend of mine in Missouri and he was involved in some kinda mess that has led him into looking at fifteen years of incarceration for. I wish I could be there to attend his court date Monday, but I can't.. this is the second childhood friend of that's going to be locked up in prison.
    It's kinda crazy how a lot of the people I know growing up in Missouri give me such acclaim for being smart and stuff and not having to do the stuff they do, when I'm really all that, I'm just average.
    It's crazy cause anyone can do it, I just stay out of trouble the best I can. I just wish they were like me.

    My other friend Tommy is still in prison and he's been in there since he was eighteen, (he's 25 now) not including the time he spent in juvenile which pretty much consumed his entire early teen life.

    Another one to the system..

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    Hate you lost another friend.


    You need to talk im all ears

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    Understood.

    People I knew in high school, even the ones everyone thought had it made, are dying, getting hooked on meth, or turning to crime. Even a few of my cousins are partaking in activities that would lead to several years in prison if the charges ever stuck.

    It makes me sad to see them transformed to such scum, when at one point they were nice people with a chance.
    And for what? Just because it was a little easier.

    It seems The Kids Aren't Alright.
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    Lost a number of my boys to heroin and the penal system.

    If it wasn't violent crime he'll get pushed through faster provided he doesn't repeatedly **** up.

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    As someone majoring in Criminal Justice, this makes me wonder why I'm even trying to be part of this field.

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    Prison system is nothing but modern slavery. Some deserve to be there but not everyone

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    Sorry to hear this is happening to your friends. Glad to hear it isn't happening to you.

    95% of teenagers have switched over to RAP/POP. If your one of the 10% that still listens to REAL MUSIC copy and paste this to your sig.

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    I'd rather have messed-up law enforcement than no law enforcement. I wish more emphasis were put into criminal rehabilitation, drug addict rehabilitation, and also unrelated things like educating kids to avoid obesity/addictions, and teaching them stuff that's actually interesting (e.g. music instruments). Like... How is it so hard for policy-makers to understand the importance of rehabilitation?? It's like the sex industry, where nobody wants to hire anyone with a sex industry record or a criminal record, which just compounds/aggravates the problem. I admire the prisons where prisoners work on a dairy farm, harvest crops, tame baby birds, or perform synchronized dance. That's what I'd want to be doing if I had my free will suppressed by authorities.
    How do I turn off signatures while reading?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phenoca View Post
    I'd rather have messed-up law enforcement than no law enforcement. I wish more emphasis were put into criminal rehabilitation, drug addict rehabilitation, and also unrelated things like educating kids to avoid obesity/addictions, and teaching them stuff that's actually interesting (e.g. music instruments). Like... How is it so hard for policy-makers to understand the importance of rehabilitation?? It's like the sex industry, where nobody wants to hire anyone with a sex industry record or a criminal record, which just compounds/aggravates the problem. I admire the prisons where prisoners work on a dairy farm, harvest crops, tame baby birds, or perform synchronized dance. That's what I'd want to be doing if I had my free will suppressed by authorities.
    I don't get what this has to do with what Treybro is saying, but OK.

    95% of teenagers have switched over to RAP/POP. If your one of the 10% that still listens to REAL MUSIC copy and paste this to your sig.

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