Crime Control Through Private Enterprise
By Bruce L. Benson
This article appeared in the Winter 1998 issue of The Independent Review


Private firms are increasingly sought after to provide the four Ps of crime control: prevention, pursuit, prosecution, and punishment. Because the benefits of entrepreneurship in crime control are considerable—swifter justice and greater security at lower cost—policymakers may be forced to seriously consider lowering the legal obstacles that block full development of this trend.

Other Independent Review articles by Bruce L. Benson
    Winter 2015   The New Scarlett Letter? Negotiating the U.S. Labor Market with a Criminal Record
    Fall 2014   Let’s Focus on Victim Justice, Not Criminal Justice
    Winter 2008   The Evolution of Eminent Domain: Market Failure or an Effort to Limit Government Power and Government Failure?
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