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
Mar 24, 2011 ... When jurors opt for life without parole-known in the justice system as ... to the age
of 65, the 34-year cost of housing, feeding and keeping them secure ... However,
at an annual cost of $137,102, a prisoner who sits on death ...
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.
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.".
Sep 21, 2011 ... Washington taxpayers pay about $35,897 a year per prisoner. ... care costs seem
to go up as you keep people for longer periods of time", says ...
Feb 12, 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: ...
It costs far more to execute a person than to keep him or her in prison for life.
Health in Prison · Improvements in prison life · Learning Difficulties and ... It costs
£65,000 to imprison a person in this country once police, court costs and all the ...
schools and the £1,500,000,000 per year it would cost to keep them in prison ...
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 ...
Jan 20, 2010 ... Now, we look at the cost of spending life in prison. ... just failing to keep basic
data so that those costs can be tracked and we can find a way to save .... You
cannot lock up a prisoner and throw the key away, and not provide a ...