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Inside Crack Houses In Detroit

Detroit (CBS Detroit) Google's mapping truck caught a disturbing image at what appears to be the same home where a 1-year-old girl was found dead inside a closet at her grandmother's house in July.

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From a procedure that uses information on price and transaction behavior at the retail level, the paper estimates that the typical crack cocaine dealer in 1988 earned $35, 000 from dealing. Due to biases in the procedure, the estimate should be regarded as the upper bound on the average earnings. The analysis sheds light on other issues about illicit drugs. By focusing on actual behavior in the market, the analysis leads to a better understanding of the relations between risks, price, and dealer behavior. Also, the analysis shows a way of estimating earnings in other markets where financial information is equally poor if available at all. (c) 1999 Elsevier Science Inc. All rights reserved.

On that warm Saturday two years ago, the teens made small repairs to buildings and painted over graffiti. Then a community leader corralled them and, leading them to a nearby crack house, had the young offenders pick up broken bottles and discarded needles littered in front of it. He told the judge he wanted the kids to see what a crack house does to a neighborhood.

What exactly makes a community court is still vague. The strongest example is the Midtown Community Court in New York's Manhattan. There, since 1993, anyone who pleads guilty to a misdemeanor in the Midtown area is immediately sentenced to local community service or to treatment programs inside the courthouse. In a traditional courtroom, many of these crimes - such as panhandling, prostitution, and low-level drug dealing - would be dismissed. By intervening, especially in the large percentage of cases stemming from addiction, a host of small crimes can be prevented, community court advocates say. 350c69d7ab


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