Comparison: Prison Levels in my State vs. Norway

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    Recently, I had read a article from Time about the opening of a new prison in Norway.

    Norway Builds the World's Most Humane Prison - TIME

    I found these numbers to be astounding. So I decided to look up the number of prisoners in Norway and found on a daily basis, they have around 3,272 prisoners.

    One-quarter of prisoners in Norway are foreigners - Aftenposten - News in English - Aftenposten.no

    25% are not even from Norway.

    In comparison, I live in a small state, and a decently sized small town. The prison in my town has over 3,800 prisoners. Now, these are not just prisoners from my town.

    However, my state has a population four times less than Norway.

    Just some food for thought.
     
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    If Norway shared a border with Mexico those numbers would go up 10 fold
     
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    Nice try, troll.
     

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