40 Percent Of White Males Arrested By Age 23

Here in the United States one out of three black men will go to prison in their lifetime, a statistic Americans have grown comfortable with as our prison population, the largest in the world, swells to nearly two million.

Now comes news that 40 percent of white males in America are arrested by the time they’re 23.

All this according to a new study published today in the journal of Crime and Delinquency.

Joining us is Dr. Robert Braim, he is a criminology professor at the University of South Carolina, and the lead author of this study.