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There have been many recent examples that demonstrate how closing provincial prisons could save taxpayers millions of dollars a year, and that those closures could even result in plummeting crime and incarceration rates simultaneously.There is no question that Northwood Province should follow suit.

Which of the following, if true. would most weaken the conclusion drawn above?

A. In Rockford Province, a province that has closed several of its prisons, the number of inmates in its prison system has remained approximately the same.
B. The countries reference in the recent examples have demographics and criminal statutes that are fundamentally different from those of Northwood Province.
C. Dyser Province, a province that shares a border with Northwood Province, has closed several of its prisons and has faced severe budget shortfalls ever since.
D. Northwood Province and those provinces that have closed prisons share similar crime rates.
E. Law enforcement costs and the cost of conducting criminal trials are declining in Northwood Province


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