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The Geography of Punishment:

How Huge Sentencing Enhancement Zones Harm Communities, Fail to Protect Children

by Aleks Kajstura, Peter Wagner, and William Goldberg
Prison Policy Initiative
July 2008
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Appendix B. Drug charges in Hampden County courts and in Massachusetts

Appendix B. Drug charges in Hampden County courts and in Massachusetts
Court Jurisdiction Narcotics charges, 2005 Population, 2000 Drug charges per 1,000 people
Chicopee Chicopee 444 54,653 8.1
Holyoke Holyoke 1,536 39,838 38.6
Palmer Ludlow, Wilbraham, Hampden, East Longmeadow, Palmer, Monson, Brimfield, Wales, Holland 349 120,627 2.9
Springfield Springfield, West Springfield, Longmeadow 3,617 195,614 18.5
Westfield Chester, Blandford,Tolland, Granville, Russell, Montgomery, Westfield, Southwick, Agawam 307 45,496 6.7
Hampden County 6,253 456,228 13.7
Massachusetts 44,163 6,349,097 7


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