More vet inmates are sex offenders.

Surprise, surprise. A study released yesterday by the Bureau of Justice Statistics revealed that more veteran inmates are sex offenders than non-vets:

Veterans are half as likely to be incarcerated as those without service experience in the first place, researchers found, but 23 percent of the veterans in prison were sex offenders, compared with 9 percent of nonveteran inmates.
The numbers mirror a trend seen in military prisons, where populations have declined but sexual assault remains the most common crime.

The researchers said they couldn’t come to any conclusion as to why this is the case. Me thinks they should be talking to Cynthia Enloe.

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