ALL ABOUT NURSES….From the annals of crime prevention:

Controlled studies show that it results in 54% fewer juvenile arrests and 69% fewer juvenile convictions and probation violations. And for every dollar it costs, four dollars are saved in future costs. Why aren’t tough-on-crime conservatives all over it?

What is “it”? Rivka at Respectful of Otters has the skinny.

Yeah, yeah, I know, it’s just more crackpot liberal social engineering. Got no money for that bleeding heart kind of stuff anymore. There’s a war to fight, after all.