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Crime Busting and Crime Prevention: A Dual Role for Prosecutors By Elizabeth Glazer When I was head of my office’s organized crime section a few years ago, one of my colleagues began each conversation by asking: “Who did you put in jail today?” It was not a rhetorical question. Like most prosecutors, he viewed the individual case as the unit of measurement and the number of arrests or convictions as the measure of success. He is not alone. Most lawyers whose training and culture focuses on the...