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www.theguardian.com/society/2011/jun/08/prisoners-prefer-jail-sentence-to-community-service

Jun 7, 2011 ... Prisoners prefer to do a short stretch behind bars than complete a community sentence because they consider it less of a punishment, ...

www.bbc.com/news/magazine-10725163

Aug 16, 2010 ... Ministers want to cut the number of offenders serving short prison terms. ... to be called unpaid work - or community service when it was introduced in 1972. ... So, if they work so well, why are community sentences not already the norm for .... Mr Clarke's suggestion of paying such groups to reduce offending.

www.blueavocado.org/content/court-ordered-community-service-volunteers-or-prison-labor

Courts like alternative sentencing because it can reduce the costs of incarceration and supervision of nonviolent offenders, benefit the community, and perhaps ...