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Gangster Life Appeals to Jailed South Koreans

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In a recent U.S. survey, police and firefighters were most likely to say they had the ideal job. A survey from South Korea shows Korean police officers also like their profession, but so do gangsters. The Korean Institute of Criminal Justice surveyed 109 organized crime figures from jail. The vast majority said they're somewhat or very satisfied with life in organized crime.

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

A few days ago, we told you about a survey of job satisfaction. Police and firefighters were most likely to say they had the ideal job. The results were different in a survey in South Korea. Korean police officers also like their profession, but so do gangsters. The Korean Institute of Criminal Justice surveyed 109 jailed mobsters. Even though they were in jail, the vast majority said they are somewhat or very satisfied with a life of crime.

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