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Commentary: Prison is 'too dangerous' for former Chicago cop? Prison is dangerous for every inmate.

Former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke is scheduled to be sentenced Friday for the shooting death of Laquan McDonald. In interviews and statements made by Van Dyke's defense counsel and some pundits, one sentiment in particular has struck me - that Van Dyke should not be sentenced to prison because it would be "too dangerous" for him.

While I understand that

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