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Supporters push for reform of Maryland’s medical, geriatric parole system

February 9, 2023

Research by the Justice Policy Institute concluded that about 6% of Maryland’s parole prison population are above the age of 50, but nearly eight out of 10 individuals incarcerated serving the longest prison terms are Black. The institute, which advocates and analyzes criminal justice policies, reports the state’s recidivism rates of inmates 60 and older are at 3%.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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