....The serial tagger has been sentenced to almost four years in prison. What will Yazdani be like when he is released? Most would agree that he'll be more likely to re-offend. Those involved in this case (law enforcement, prosecutors, and judges) were probably very frustrated and unsure what to do with this man. But stopping crime and interrupting repeat crime requires new ways of responding. Restorative justice is that response.

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