Either way, those who rely on this argument are often surprised to find out that it
actually costs more (a lot more) to execute someone than to keep them in prison
The Department of Corrections said housing prisoners on death row cost more
..... million a year beyond the cost of simply keeping the convicts locked up for life.
... This additional cost per prisoner adds up to $57.5 million in annual spending.
Feb 13, 2012 ... Although in 2010 it cost more than $31,000 to keep someone in prison for a year,
the study also found a wide range in the cost of imprisonment: ...
May 1, 2014 ... “It's 10 times more expensive to kill them than to keep them alive,”says ... In
Kansas, housing prisoners on death row costs more than twice as much ... When
a person's life is at stake, it's even more important to go slowly and ...
Aug 9, 2012 ... that we must choose life without parole ('LWOP') at a cost of $1 ... so that it is now
many times the cost of keeping a prisoner in prison for life.".
It costs anywhere between $20000 and $40000 per year to house. ... Supermax?
federal prison in Colorado spends about $60,000 per year to keep inmates in ...
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Aug 23, 2013 ... The annual average taxpayer cost in these states was $31,286 per ... The budget
office said 83 percent of the expense per prisoner came from ...
Mar 7, 2009 ... States discover it's cheaper to imprison killers for life than to execute them ... "It's
10 times more expensive to kill them than to keep them alive," though most ...
After spending an estimated $4.2 million for each death sentence, the ... costs an
extra $90,000 per inmate to imprison someone sentence...
... the death penalty, not because of moral reasons but because it costs too much.
... that it is cheaper to keep death row inmates in prison for life than to execute
them. ... abandon = to do away with, get rid of; abolitionist =here: person who
When a person is in prison, taxpayers may incur additional—or indi- ... As a 2005
study concluded, “Incarceration impacts the life of a family in several important ...