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Pennsylvania Can Pay Now or Pay Much More Later

The almost 5,000 law enforcement leaders around the nation and more than 190 here in Pennsylvania who are members of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids have a direct message for everyone who cares about the impact and cost of crime:

Pennsylvania jails are full of people serving time for serious and costly crimes. It doesn’t have to be that way—providing at-risk kids with high-quality early learning programs can reduce the costs and impact of crime in the future.

Law enforcement leaders know that one of the best ways to keep young people from dropping out of school and becoming criminals is to make sure they have a foundation for success in their earliest years.


Published: May 2015
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