The strategy of ``three strikes and you're in [prison]'' is like giving criminals license to commit three serious crimes before they're locked up.
We're not playing baseball here. ``One strike and you're in'' is how crime punishment should be. The war on crime should differentiate between crime against property and crime against persons. Those committing property crimes should go to military-style boot camps. Those committing crimes against persons should go to prison. Nora Marie Lewis, Basin, Wyo.
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