/ɪnˌkɑr səˈreɪ ʃən/
the act of
, or putting in prison or another enclosure:
The incarceration rate has increased dramatically.
) to confine or imprison
[C16: from Medieval Latin
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If the problem with marijuana stopped at the incarceration of street.
And raising the incarceration rate means locking up people who are, on average, less dangerous than the ones already behind bars.
In a sense, they nursed the church through its long incarceration.
The world may be getting wired, but prison officials say logging on is incompatible with incarceration.
Indeed, education spending may reduce the need for incarceration.
Their incarceration rate is seven times the national average.
The penalty for sale and profit is a revolving court system and incarceration for minimal time, eg.
Incarceration is the right solution for some people because it will be a deterrent.
Reduce incarceration costs and overcrowding in prisons.
The plaintiffs were asking either to be allowed out on parole or to have the conditions of their incarceration changed.
It was his second arrest and incarceration within a month, both times on trumped-up charges of corruption.
We've become a country of scarlet letter-wearers and an outrageously high rate of incarceration.
The incarceration rate in our country should already tell us that laws need to be fixed.
His incarceration in the prison was the signal for speculators to study how his money could be transferred to their pockets.
There are, however, ways to end this cycle of incarceration.
It's a simple equation: communities with high incarceration rates have fewer votes to cast.
Incarceration is usually the step after several community service orders.
They have the highest teenage pregnancy rate, and the highest rate of incarceration.
On top of the budget-busting prosecution and incarceration costs, billions in taxes were lost.
Unfortunately there does appear to be a correlation between rising incarceration rates and lower crime.
Roper favors more alternatives to incarceration for nonviolent felons and relaxing mandatory sentences for drug crimes.
It is well known that capital punishment is more expensive than incarceration.
She was incredibly paranoid, even though she has been clean since her incarceration.
For the mentally ill, there are now only two choices: incarceration or unrestricted movement in society.
Treatment costs less, and is more effective than incarceration when dealing with drug abusers.
Inside a prison, cell phones defeat some of the purpose of incarceration.
Both in terms of incarceration, and in terms of our bloated national defence budget.
Incarceration rates are even higher for some groups.
The incarceration rate has had a devastating effect on minority communities.
Because high-incarceration neighborhoods are socially disorganized, their capacity to absorb these disruptions is limited.