Because a certain segment of the population commits crimes way out of proportion to their numbers.
Because prison isn’t prison any more, just an extension of gangland that continues to operate on the indside. Nowadays, guards wear body armor and prisoners can get college educations. Our prison system was undone by polluting the minds of thought leaders in America with the idea of taking prisoner “rights” to the extreme. Most thought leaders in America are now indoctrinated leftist or globalist (or both) robots (whether they know it or not).
Prison is nothing g mor than a big govt racket as well lately.