STUDY: CASINOS AND FLORIDA: Crime and Prison Costs

CASINOS AND FLORIDA: Crime and Prison Costs

This report estimates the future impacts of casinos and crime in Florida. It finds that following the introduction of casinos in Miami-Dade county, crime increases and the state prison system is impacted with an additional cost of $3 billion dollars over a 10-year period. These charts represent the estimated increase in the number of crimes and the cost to state taxpayers.

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